|Collection type||Private Record|
|Object type||Diary, Papers, Souvenir|
McGregor, William Hodge
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM371 90/0712|
First World War, 1914-1918
McGregor, William Hodge (Trooper, 4th Light Horse, AIF b.1876 - d.1915)
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.