Private Walter Eyles' Diaries

Historical note: 

These diaries belonged to Private Walter Eyles.

Diaries and personal papers
First World War
Western Front
Private Walter Eyles

On this day

On this day
24 October

1942— Battle of EORA CREEK, New Guinea. Australian troops continued to drive the Japanese back along the KOKODA TRAIL but met heavy resistance at Eora Creek

1944— HMAS AUSTRALIA was escorted to Manus Island, New Guinea, for emergency repairs after being struck in a kamikaze aircraft attack in Leyte Gulf