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ID number PR83/117
Title Gammage, John Kingsley (Private, b.1887 - d.1945)
Record type Collection
Item count 2
Collection Private Record
Object type Diary
Maker Gammage, John Kingsley (Maker)
Places made
  • At sea
  • Egypt: Cairo
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1916
Measurement 2 items
Note Open

Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 1764 Private John Kingsley Gammage, 1st Battalion. Collection consists of a diary written between April 1915 - February 1916, contains regular entries covering his embarkation from Australia, the passage to Egypt and service at Gallipoli, in particular the fighting at Lone Pine where he was wounded. It includes comments on the quality of officers, discomfort experienced, Anglo-Australian relations and the eventual evacuation of the Peninsula. Typed transcript held at PR82/003. Also included is a prayer book titled 'Catholic Piety' and contains instructions on following Catholic practices and prayers.

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  • Gammage, John Kingsley (Private, b.1887 - d.1945)
  • Diary of John Kingsley Gammage, 1915 - [1916?]

    Diary relating to the First World War service of 1764 Private John Kingsley Gammage, 1st Battalion. The diary, written between 10 April 1915 and 26 February [1916], contains regular entries covering his embarkation from Australia, the passage to ...

  • Prayer book of John Kingsley Gammage, n.d.

    Prayer book relating to the First World War service of Private John Kingsley Gammage, 1st Battalion, AIF. The book is titled 'Catholic Piety' and contains instructions on following Catholic practices and prayers.