Crawford, Andrew (Major, b.1887 - d.1974)

Unit 8th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Place Africa: Egypt
Accession Number PR85/311
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Crawford, Andrew
Date made 1916-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/001/004
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the service of Major Andrew Crawford, 8 Light Horse Regiment, North Africa, 1917. Collection consists of an illustrated pocket diary ('Soldiers Own Diary' type) for the year 1917, with regular brief entries made by Crawford, relating his day-to-day activities.

(Note: This collection was previously attributed to Captain Norman Gordon Rae, 4 Light Horse Regiment. Further research has identified the maker as Major Andrew Crawford, 8 Light Horse Regiment.)