ID numberRCDIG0000905
TitleDiary of Gordon Colin Cooper, 1918
Collection number1DRL/0211
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count1
Object typeDiary
MakerCooper, Gordon Colin
Place made
  • Australia
  • Ceylon
  • Egypt
  • Egypt: Frontier, Sinai
  • Ottoman Empire: Palestine
  • Ottoman Empire: Transjordan
Date made1918
Physical description171 Image/s captured
DescriptionDiary relating to the First World War service of 475 Private Gordon Colin Cooper, 1st Light Horse Regiment. In this diary, written between 1 January 1918 and 23 November 1918, Cooper records his service as part of 1st Light Horse Regiment, which also includes sketches, translations of Arabic words into English, a poem and a list of warring countries. Cooper details his service in Palestine and Transjordan, and describes the raids on Amman and Es Salt. The diary concludes as Cooper heads home to Australia.
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