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Collection number 1DRL/0197
ID number RCDIG0000157
Title Extracts from diary of John Joseph Chapman, 1916
Record type File
Item count 1
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Typescript
Maker Chapman, John Joseph (Maker)
Place made Australia: Queensland
Date made 1916
Physical description 10 Image/s captured

Description

Transcript 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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