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Thursday, 29 January 2009
Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 January 1919
Topic: Diary - Schramm

Diaries of AIF Servicemen

Bert Schramm

 

During part of the course of his military service with the AIF, 2823 Private Herbert Leslie Schramm, a farmer from White's River, near Tumby Bay on the Eyre Peninsular, kept a diary of his life. Bert was not a man of letters so this diary was produced with great effort on his behalf. Bert made a promise to his sweetheart, Lucy Solley, that he would do so after he received the blank pocket notebook wherein these entries are found. As a Brigade Scout since September 1918, he took a lead part in the September 1918 breakout by the Allied forces in Palestine. Bert's diary entries are placed alongside those of the 9th Light Horse Regiment to which he belonged and to the 3rd Light Horse Brigade to which the 9th LHR was attached. On this basis we can follow Bert in the context of his formation.

 Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 January 1919

 


Bert Schramm's Handwritten Diary, 28 - 30 January 1919

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Diaries

Bert Schramm

Wednesday, January 29, 1919

Bert Schramm's Location - Tripoli, Lebanon.

Bert Schramm's Diary -  Raining like fun, looks as if it will never stop and it is most uncomfortable in these small bivvies in wet weather. Hope it won't be long before I can have a good old iron roof over me.

 

 

9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary

9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tripoli, Lebanon.

9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Brinkworth, Major TA proceeded to Machine Gun Tactical School, Zeitoun.

Hogan, Lieutenant LR; Wagg, Lieutenant BSW; and, five Other Ranks proceeded on leave to Egypt.

 

Darley

Darley, TH, With the Ninth Light Horse in the Great War, Adelaide, Hassell Press, 1924.

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Next: Bert Schramm's Diary, 30 January 1919

 

Further Reading:

9th Light Horse Regiment AIF War Diary - Complete day by day list

Bert Schramm Diary 

Bert Schramm Diary - Complete day by day list

 

Additional Reading:

Darley, TH, With the Ninth Light Horse in the Great War, Adelaide, Hassell Press, 1924.

 


Citation: Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 January 1919


Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 3 May 2009 10:21 PM EADT
New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade Signal Troop, Roll of Honour
Topic: AIF - NZMRB - Sig-Trp

NZMRB Sig Trp

New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade Signal Troop

Roll of Honour


Poppies on the Auckland Cenotaph plinth

 

The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have served at one time with the 1st New Zealand Machine Gun Squadron and gave their lives in service of New Zealand as part of that unit.

 

Roll of Honour

 

New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade Signal Troop, Roll of Honour

 

Lest We Forget

 

 

Further Reading:

New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade Signal Troop

New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade Signal Troop, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade Signal Troop, Roll of Honour


Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Saturday, 29 January 2011 9:19 AM EAST
Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 January 1919
Topic: Diary - Schramm

Diaries of AIF Servicemen

Bert Schramm

 

During part of the course of his military service with the AIF, 2823 Private Herbert Leslie Schramm, a farmer from White's River, near Tumby Bay on the Eyre Peninsular, kept a diary of his life. Bert was not a man of letters so this diary was produced with great effort on his behalf. Bert made a promise to his sweetheart, Lucy Solley, that he would do so after he received the blank pocket notebook wherein these entries are found. As a Brigade Scout since September 1918, he took a lead part in the September 1918 breakout by the Allied forces in Palestine. Bert's diary entries are placed alongside those of the 9th Light Horse Regiment to which he belonged and to the 3rd Light Horse Brigade to which the 9th LHR was attached. On this basis we can follow Bert in the context of his formation.

 Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 January 1919

 


Bert Schramm's Handwritten Diary, 28 - 30 January 1919

[Click on page for a larger print version.]

Diaries

Bert Schramm

Tuesday, January 28, 1919

Bert Schramm's Location - Tripoli, Lebanon.

Bert Schramm's Diary -  Another day gone. No news. The monotony of being kept here is getting on my nerves, enough to drive one mad. Pity I wasn't a student I would be starting for home tomorrow.

 

 

9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary

9th Light Horse Regiment Location - Tripoli, Lebanon.

9th Light Horse Regiment War Diary - Kildea, Lieutenant FJ, returned from Topography School Zeitoun.

Price, Second Lieutenant EG; Nankervis Second Lieutenant IE; Tod Second Lieutenant PA; and, 34 Other Ranks marched in from Moascar.

 

Darley

Darley, TH, With the Ninth Light Horse in the Great War, Adelaide, Hassell Press, 1924.

No Entry


Previous: Bert Schramm's Diary, 27 January 1919

Next: Bert Schramm's Diary, 29 January 1919

 

Further Reading:

9th Light Horse Regiment AIF War Diary - Complete day by day list

Bert Schramm Diary

Bert Schramm Diary - Complete day by day list

 

Additional Reading:

Darley, TH, With the Ninth Light Horse in the Great War, Adelaide, Hassell Press, 1924.

 


Citation: Bert Schramm's Diary, 28 January 1919


Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 3 May 2009 10:24 PM EADT
New Zealand Mounted Field Ambulance, Roll of Honour
Topic: AIF - NZMRB - NZMFA

NZMFA

New Zealand Mounted Field Ambulance

Roll of Honour


Poppies on the Auckland Cenotaph plinth

 

The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have served at one time with the New Zealand Mounted Field Ambulance and gave their lives in service of New Zealand.

 

Roll of Honour

 

James Alexander Terras BELL

 

Eric McKay CAMPBELL

George CRAIG

Fred Albert CRUM

 

Gilbert ELLISON

 

Percival Cecil FRASER

 

Oliver David GEORGE

Sydney George GIBB

 

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Charles Ernest HERCUS

 

Harold Thomas JURY

 

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Donald Stuart MILNE

 

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Charles Treweeke NEWTON

 

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Norman PALLESON

John Trevor PEAT

 

Gilbert Harold SIMMONDS

Alfred Ernest STAINTON

 

Charles Ernest THOMAS

 

William Ralph VAILE

 

George Huntly WOOD

 

Lest We Forget

 

 

Further Reading:

New Zealand Mounted Field Ambulance

New Zealand Mounted Field Ambulance, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: New Zealand Mounted Field Ambulance, Roll of Honour


Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 31 August 2012 1:42 PM EADT
1st New Zealand Machine Gun Squadron, Roll of Honour
Topic: AIF - NZMRB - NZMGS

1st NZMGS

1st New Zealand Machine Gun Squadron

Roll of Honour


Poppies on the Auckland Cenotaph plinth

 

The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have served at one time with the 1st New Zealand Machine Gun Squadron and gave their lives in service of New Zealand as part of that unit.

 

Roll of Honour

 

Arthur ANDERSON

 

Jack Cameron BAILEY

John BETHUNE

Anthony Eugene BROWNLIE

Patrick Joseph BUTLER

 

Charles CAMPBELL

Fraser CAMPBELL

Thomas Albert COOK

 

Sydney Walter Ernest FREEMAN

Robert Hyslop FRYER

 

James Jackson GLENDINNING

 

Claude Henry HILL

 

David Alexander KENNY

 

William Harcourt LOCHHEAD

 

Thomas Diedrich MARCUSSEN

Richard Burnside MASON

Frank Lammas MILLER

 

John PARK

 

Lawrence Lionel QUAIFE

 

John Beetham ROWLAND

 

Thomas Lancaster STEELE

 

John Henry WETHERALL

 

Lest We Forget

 

 

Further Reading:

1st New Zealand Machine Gun Squadron

1st New Zealand Machine Gun Squadron, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 1st New Zealand Machine Gun Squadron, Roll of Honour


Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 28 January 2011 10:13 PM EAST

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