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Field Notebook - Army Book 152 / Correspondence Book / (Field Service)

From the Collection of 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection Building 129 Carlisle Drive North Bandiana Vic

Description
Natural coloured soft cover bound carbon copy duplicate book. Book has been used for routine correspondence and reports.
Size
205mm x 160mm x 15mm
Object Registration
0596
Keywords
deegan leslie lieutenant, 13th light horse, field notebook
Historical information
Field notebook was used by Lieutenant LA Deegan 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, 1st Anzac Corps Mounted Troops. Book covers the period 20 July 1917 to 1 September 1917.
When Made
1916 circa
Significance
The notebook is well provenanced and is a rare example of the day-to-day correspondence conducted by a regimental officer of a light horse regiment serving on the Western Front in 1917. The contents of the book are of historical significance and were used in "My Corps Cavalry" Doug Hunter, Slouch Hat Publications,1999. Carbon copies are legible and the general condition of the object is good considering its age.
Last updated
31 Aug 2017 at 5:50PM