Stone, David James (Private, b.1893 - d.?)

Unit 49th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number PR82/034
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Diary
Maker Stone, David James
Place made Egypt, France
Date made 1916-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/022/045
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 3506 Private David James Stone, 9 th Battalion and 49th Battalion. Collection includes one handwritten diary consisting of twelve pages, rewritten while Stone was in hospital recovering from surgery to remove shrapnel after being wounded. The diary records Stone's service in Egypt and his later work as a stretcher bearer in France, as well as conditions experienced on the Front such as trench foot.