Barr, T A C, Private, MID (b.1891 - d.1951)

Unit 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number PR91/051
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 item
Object type Diary
Maker Barr, T A C
Date made 1914-1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0120
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Diary of Scotsman who enlisted in the AIF in Sydney. Describes training at Randwick, embarkation, assembly of convoy at Sydney and sea voyage to Alexandria via Colombo. Records the Sydney-Emden battle, drill, heat, food, author's impressions of Australians. Further describes desert march in Egypt, Lemnos, and naval bombardment prior to the landing at Gallipoli.