Alderdice, Arthur Gladstone (Corporal, b.1881 - d.1916)

Unit 2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number 1DRL/0018
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Alderdice, Arthur Gladstone
Place made Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/2384
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 the First World War service of 2101 Corporal Arthur Gladstone Alderdice, 2 Battalion, Egypt, Gallipoli and France, 1915-1916. Collection consists of a notebook with diary entries for the period 23 April 1915 to 30 July 1916 covering landing at Gallipoli and service in France. Cpl Alderdice died on 15 August 1916 from wounds received in the previous month.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 2101 Corporal Arthur Gladstone Alderdice, 2 Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died of wounds, Wandsworth, London, 15 August 1916. Son of Fanny and the late Alexander Alderdice. Husband of Ethel C Alderdice of 'Cottesloe', Johnson St., Chatswood, New South Wales. Native of Beechworth, Victoria.