Historical information

The diary of Walter Leslie Clark covers the period from embarkation in Melbourne on 21 November 1917 until his death at Villers-Bretonneux 19 May 1918. Brothers Keith Allan Clark and Linton Charles Clark served and survived. Parents Albert Eugene and Emily Jane Clark.


Narrative of one man's (relatively short) experience of war.

Physical description

Dark brown, soft covered notebook, with two Rising Sun badges and "On the Roll of Honour" label attached. WW1 diary of Walter Leslie Clark (6780A - 22nd battalion).

Inscriptions & markings

Diary includes letter from CO advising parents of Walter Clark's death, and letter of sympathy from W. Holmes.