A Gallipoli Diary and 'The Great War' framed display the display in memory of no. 96 L/C George Poulter 2nd field Co. Engineers A.I.F, includes Poulter's service medals; victory medal, British war medal, 1914-1918 star, the handwritten 20 page diary beginn
A war diary and personal diary of Major Johnston 1st Brigade ammunition column, 1ST field artillery Brigade, the leather war diary dated from 19 January 1916 to 14 February 1918, events documented include cease firing records, a pencil drawing of a church
Various Harold Armitage World War I ANZAC personal items, including tags and battle diary; wallet containing 50Bn. A.I.F. and 10Bn. Dog tags; handwritten account of six days in the trenches on 50Bn letterhead: folded illustration of kit laid out and other
A 19th century German military campaign diary, the secret military diary comprising numerous loose leaves with escapades dated 1825 - 1833, including coloured illustrations. Contained in a leather and gilt bound volume.
A World War I and later diary of B C Scott of Wanganui, who served from 1941-1945 primarily in the Pacific theatre, the diary, although not filled in on a regular basis gives graphic accounts of 'rial combat in the Pacific and is of some importance. He has
An interesting Medic's collection of World War II Diaries, the owner, Doug Venz, was a member of the NZ medical Corps serving in Fiji, New Caledonia and also in New Zealand at a number of the hospitals established in Auckland and in Hamilton (no 3 General
A very interesting 23 Batn. Italy and Yugoslavia Diary, the author was a private, wounded, very likely at Monte Cassino, however, he made a recovery and remained with the Battalion as it made its way through Italy, the 1945 diary covers some interesting pe
A very interesting and important World War I set of Diaries to an Otago Infantryman wounded in action. Frederick Harwood from Levin was working in the Mamukas when the war broke out. He enlisted in August 1915, aged 30. He embarked in November that year wi
Two World War II middle East campaign Diaries owned by F.W. Benfell. Benfell served as a Lance Sergeant with the New Zealand engineers in north Africa. His diaries, covering 1941-1942, give details of his service in north Africa. It is unsure whether he su
A rare World War II collection of Diaries and Documents relating to a New Zealand World War II gunner serving with the 8th army in north Africa, 24693 Gnr M. E. Obery 6th field Regt, Rnza. Consisting of four diaries commencing during training in New Zealan
The rare and important Diaries of Harold young, of the 40th Reinforcements, the troopship 'Tahiti' on which the Reinforcements travelled was known as the 'Ship of death', the Tahiti was the source of the first influenza (flu) virus exposure on New Zealand
A rare and important World War I New Zealand Medics Diary, the day to day 1917 diary was compiled and carried by private Frank Wilks. Wilks has completed entries for most days during 1917, the diary includes day to day accounts of trench and service life b
1901 Federation: group ex Captain W.Davis of army service Corps, comprising note-book/diary from 12-4-01 to 1905; 15-3- 1901 memo re enclosed invitation; 22-4-1901 'Commonwealth Celebrations, Programme' sheet; envelope with 'The President/Legislative Counc
Exceptionally rare original hand written World War I British naval officer's diary relating to the Dardanelles/Gallipoli campaign. Entries contain fair amount of content regarding Australian involvment of troops and their landing on April 25, details of th
Medals, Letters and postcards of Cpl. S.C.S. Downard. This accumulation of documents includes his service file, an original late 1890's childhood diary, numerous covers, letters and cards sent by Samuel Downard back to wife and daughter in Karori, Wellingt
Important Diary of Flt Lt. William. Depth brown, DFC, the diary, although covering his early service really commences in late 1942, earlier entries seemingly being recollections rather than a diary per se. However, the diary does include a detailed section
A Historically important Gallipoli Diary of New Zealand stretcher Bearer, private Alex Forbes Thompson, canterbury Infantry Regt, who was twice decorated, the diary is in a small church Missionary pocket book for 1915 and covers the period of 1915 containi
The 1915 Diary of James temple Fisher plus numerous postcards, photos and prints. James (b. 1890) arrived in New Zealand from Queensland in 1894. He served in Gallipoli and France until he was wounded by a gas bomb. He was returned to the Uk where he under
The World War I diary of Sgt. R.H. Fry 2nd Signal Troop, 2nd Light Horse Brigade, Dec 9 1914 to Dec 31 1919, typed copy, from the original handwritten diary, a meticulous journal with highly detailed entries describing daily events, including the landing a
World War I Diary of Magnus Burns Clarke, 23rd Reinfs. Who was a porter and embarked New Zealand in April 1917, the SS Corinthic went via America and arrived at cape Town 2 May 1917, finally docking in England 10 June 1917. Although of Scottish descent, Cl
Pilot Officer Esmond Speedy's Diary, 30 Squadron RAAF: Very detailed diary January-August 1945, with prolific information of 30 Squadron's day-to-day missions and their pilots, mentions Beaufighters, Hudsons, Kittyhawks; leave in Melbourne, trip back to Sq
Australian military: 'With the Volunteers - A Historical Diary of the Volunteer Military Forces of the North West and West Coasts of Tasmania' by Wyatt (signed) (Devonport, 1987); 'The Volunteer Movement in Western Australia' by Wieck (Perth, c1960); 'Vict
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