Derrick, Thomas Currie (Lieutenant), VC, DCM, 1914 - 1945

Collection ID PR82/190
Collection type Private Record
Title Derrick, Thomas Currie (Lieutenant), VC, DCM, 1914 - 1945
Measurement 3 wallets: 5cm, 6 items
Date made 1940-1945
Object type Diary
Maker Derrick, Thomas Currie
Date made 1940-1945
Physical description

Black and white photocopies of diaries detailing service in the AIF from enlistment at Woodside (South Australia); training in Palestine; action at Derna, Tobruk, Tel El Aisa; jungle warfare training in Northern Queensland; movement to New Guinea - including the landing at Lae, the battle for Sattleberg and later final entries for Tarakan, prior to his death on 24 May 1945.