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Collection number 1DRL/0211
ID number RCDIG0000904
Title Diary of Gordon Colin Cooper, 1917-1918
Record type File
Item count 1
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Diary
Maker Cooper, Gordon Colin (Maker)
Places made
  • Egypt
  • Egypt: Frontier, Sinai
  • Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made 1917-1918
Physical description 119 Image/s captured
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Description

Diary relating to the First World War service of 475 Private Gordon Colin Cooper, 1st Light Horse Regiment. In this diary, kept between 1 January 1917 and 3 January 1918, Cooper records his service as part of 1st Light Horse Regiment. Among his obervations about military life are descriptions of the Battle of Rafa and the eventual fall of Gaza, as well as several references to the Battle of Beersheba.

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