McGregor, William Hodge (Trooper, 4th Light Horse, AIF b.1876 - d.1915)

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Accession Number PR90/137
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4 items
Object type Diary, Papers, Souvenir
Maker McGregor, William Hodge
Date made 1914-1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/0712
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Diaries describe voyage to Egypt on SS Wiltshire, training and sightseeing in Egypt, including picket duty in Cairo. Describes voyage to Gallipoli, landing in May, trench warfare, Turkish attacks and snipers, sight and smell of corpses, truce of May 24. McGregor was killed on 5 June. Also includes F E Westbrook's poem "To Our Critic", a reply to Bean's criticism of AIF.