Diary of Gordon Colin Cooper, 1917-1918

Accession Number RCDIG0000904
Collection number 1DRL/0211
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 119 Image/s captured
Maker Cooper, Gordon Colin
Place made Egypt, Egypt: Frontier, Sinai, Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made 1917-1918
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, 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.