Garnock, Reginald Charles David (Captain)

Unit 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Accession Number PR91/166
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 items
Object type Diary
Maker Garnock, Reginald Charles David
Date made 1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0817
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Diaries describe departure from Newcastle and sea voyage to Egypt, training at Abbassia and Maadi camps, piquet duty in Cairo, battle of the Wozzer, regiment volunteering for the Dardanelles as infantry. Covers active service on Gallipoli from May to August, commenting on shell and shrapnel fire, snipers, illness, stench of the dead, armistice of May 24, Lone Pine, tunneling, and evacuation with an injured knee to hospital in England.