McCardel, Charles Edward (2nd Lieutenant)

Unit 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number 1DRL/0423
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker McCardel, Charles Edward
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1929
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/2036
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the service of 3191 2nd Lieutenant Charles Edward McCardel, 7 Battalion, AIF, Australia, Egypt, France, Belgium, 1915-1918. Collection consists of typescript extracts from McCardel's diaries which he kept from 1915 to 1918. Contains regular entries relating his experiences during the first Battle of Bullecourt. A particular feature of these extracts is the detailed listing of every village and town McCardel passed through in France & Belgium. Location of original diaries unknown.