Diary of Gordon Colin Cooper, 1916-1917

Accession Number RCDIG0000901
Collection number 1DRL/0211
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 189 Image/s captured
Maker Cooper, Gordon Colin
Place made Egypt, Egypt: Frontier, Sinai
Date made 1916-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Diary relating to the First World War service of 475 Private Gordon Colin Cooper, 1st Light Horse Regiment. In this diary, written between 1 January 1916 and 13 January 1917, Cooper records his service as part of 1st Light Horse Regiment, which also includes sketches, addresses, poems and other notes. Cooper details his service in Egypt and the Sinai, and describes the battles of Romani, Magdhaba and Rafa.