Historical information

Stephenson departed Melbourne on 3 September 1941 onboard the Queen Mary. Diary runs from departure date until September 1 1942, covering Stephenson's Middle East service and his wounding in action at Alamein. One year later, Stephenson was wounded in action at Buiem River in New Guinea, and a few days later died from the wounds received.

Physical description

WW 2 diary of William Stephenson (VX 51713 2/23 Battalion).