Transcript diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917-1918

Units
Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Amiens
Accession Number RCDIG0000474
Collection number PR03193
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 35 Image/s captured
Maker Knuckey, Verner Gladders
Date made Unknown
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Transcript of a diary relating to the First World War service of 1586 Private Verner Gladders Knuckey, 2nd Squadron, Australian Flying Corps. The original diary was kept by Private Knuckey between 16 December 1917 and 16 May 1918. In the diary Private Knuckey describes the effects of cold weather on morale, recounts an incident involving General Birdwood and provides and account of the death of Baron von Richthofen.