Historical information

Diary covers Ivan's time at Truscott airfield in North-Western Australia June 1944 - 45 and covers the construction of the airfield and the first operations


Truscott airfield was one of the most Northerly and therefore the nearest to the fighting at that time

Physical description

Diary written by sub-branch member Ronald Ivan Smith RAAF. 19 A4 pages enclosed in standard buff coloured file 320 x 240 mm

Inscriptions & markings

Ivan Smith served in the RAAF from early 1942 to August/September 1945 service number 418708 and the diary covers the period June 1944 to June 1945