|Unit||8th Australian Light Horse Regiment|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1cm|
|Object type||Diary, Papers|
Redford, Thomas Harold
|Date made||1914-1915; 1985|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM315 419/021/021|
First World War, 1914-1918
Redford, Thomas Harold (Major, b.1880 - d.1915)
Collection relating to the service of Major Thomas Harold Redford, 8 Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Australia, at sea, Egypt, Gallipoli, 1914-1915. Collection consists of a photostat copy of a diary kept by Major Redford from September 1914 to August 1915 and a typescript transcription of this diary. Entries were made in the original diary after Redford's death (7 August 1915) and are believed to have been made by Major William McGrath, 8 Light Horse Regiment, AIF.
This diary contains numerous brief references to men who served with Major Redford in 8 Light Horse Regiment, many of whom died on 7 August 1915, during the Charge at The Nek.
Biographical notes: Major Thomas Harold Redford, 8 Australian Light Horse. Killed in action 7th August 1915. Age 34. Son of Thomas and Isabel Redford; husband of Ruth Redford, of Kaikora, 49 Middlehead Rd., Mosman, New South Wales. Native of Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia.