Fletcher, Allan Archibald (Private)

Unit 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Africa: Egypt
Accession Number 1DRL/0293
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallett: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Fletcher, Allan Archibald
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1915-1916; 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/576
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to service of 1812 Private Allan Archibald Fletcher, 14 Battalion, Egypt and France, 1915-1916. Collection includes photostat copy of Fletcher's diary 29 December 1915 - 14 March 1916 describing time at camp in Egypt and sightseeing. Copies made by Australian War Memorial, Melbourne, 1928. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 1812 Private A.A. Fletcher, 14th Battalion, A.I.F., who on 18 September 1918 was killed in action at Mont. St. Quentin. Other biographical details concerning him are: foreman packer, of Collingwood, Victoria, born Collingwood; educated at Flinders Street State School, Geelong, Victoria, and at Geelong West State School; enlisted in the A.I.F. on 17 July 1915; age at time of death, 30.

Three brothers - G.F. Fletcher, H.G. Fletcher, and J.N. Fletcher served with the A.I.F., and survived the war.