Diary of John Kingsley Gammage, 1915 - [1916]

Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number RCDIG0000347
Collection number PR83/117
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 66 Image/s captured
Maker Gammage, John Kingsley
Place made At sea, Egypt: Cairo, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Diary relating to the First World War service of 1764 Private John Kingsley Gammage, 1st Battalion. The diary, written between 10 April 1915 and 26 February [1916], contains regular entries covering his embarkation from Australia, the passage to Egypt and service at Gallipoli, in particular the fighting at Lone Pine. It includes comments on the quality of officers, discomfort experienced, Anglo-Australian relations and the eventual evacuation of the Peninsula.