Ahern, Timothy Patrick (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1916)

Unit 54th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number 1DRL/0012
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Ahern, Timothy Patrick
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made c 1930
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/132
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Timothy Patrick Ahern, 54 Battalion, Egypt and Gallipoli, 16 July 1915-20 June 1916. Collection includes typewritten extracts from diary describing the voyage to Gallipoli; delays in landing; artillery action; casualties, and Ahern's promotions to rank of lieutenant. Copies made c.1930. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Timothy Patrick Ahern, 54 Battalion, Australian Infantry. Killed in action, France, 19 July 1916. Age 22. Son of Timothy P and Minnie Ahern of 291 Clarke St., Northcote, Victoria.