Farrow, George Martin CBE (Staff Sergeant, b.1896 - d.1969)

Unit 18th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number PR90/108
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: x 2 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Farrow, George Martin
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Egypt, France
Date made 1915-1934
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/0692
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Papers of Staff Sergeant George Martin Farrow including a diary, souvenirs, news cuttings and organisational records of the Limbless and Maimed Soldiers Association. Farrow's diary documents his enlistment and training in Australia; the voyage to Egypt; his wounding at Pozieres and evacuation to hospital in England. Other papers in the collection relate to the construction and opening of the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney.