Diary of Ion Llewellyn Idriess, October 1916

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Accession Number RCDIG0000451
Collection number 1DRL/0373
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 100 Image/s captured
Maker Idriess, Ion Llewellyn
Place made Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Diary relating to First World War service of 358 Trooper Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 5th Light Horse Regiment. Entries are mostly undated, but one entry is dated 1 October [1916]. In this diary, Idriess mentions desert operations, close combat, rescue of wounded soldiers and cholera, and compares trench fighting to fighting in the open.