First name: John
Last name: Northcott
Brief diary entries begin with administrative duties with the 12th Battalion in Mena Camp, Cairo, departure for Lemnos Island 27 Jan. 1915, route marches ashore, landing and training exercises and landing at Gallipoli where he was wounded 25 Apr. 1915, voyage on Clan MacGillivray with 840 wounded to Alexandria, hospitalisation there and at Wandsworth, England, leave in Scotland and departure for Australia Nov. 1915, arriving in Melbourne 30 Dec. 1915. Entries for Apr. 24-25 are inserted, out of order. Includes sketch, 'Why Charlie dropped his bundle'.