Lay, Edward George (Private, b.1890 - d.1966)

Unit 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number PR83/059
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Diary
Maker Lay, Edward George
Date made 1914-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/106/015
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 136 Private Edward George Lay, 8 Battaion. Collection consists of a photocopy of a diary kept by Lay covering experiences en route to Egypt aboard the 'Benalla', service on the peninsula, movement to France, hospitalization in England and eventual medical discharge.