Unnamed soldier

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Original items held by the Army Museum of Western Australia

unnamed soldier
Conflict World War 1
Service Arm Australian Imperial Force
Service No.
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth
Date of Death

This fragment of a diary was written by an unnamed soldier on board one of the troopships that left King George Sound, Albany on 1st November 1914. This was the first Convoy to leave Australia and head for Europe. There were 38 transports and troopships, 10 New Zealand transports and the accompanying battleships in the convoy.