ID numberRCDIG0000157
TitleExtracts from diary of John Joseph Chapman, 1916
Collection number1DRL/0197
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count1
Object typeTypescript
MakerChapman, John Joseph
Place madeAustralia: Queensland
Date made1916
Physical description10 Image/s captured
DescriptionTranscript of diary extracts from diary relating to the First World War service of 993 Private John Joseph Chapman, 9th Battalion. These extracts are from a diary written by John Chapman between 20 April and 8 December 1916. In these extracts, John Chapman describes being wounded at Mouquet Farm and the difficulties of life in the trenches during the onset of winter. The transcript of diary extracts was made in 1936 by Mr N K Harvey of Manly, Queensland, in response to a request by the Memorial. The location of the original diary is unknown.

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