Tiegs, Albert Henry (Lieutenant, 28th Bn)

Unit 28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number 2DRL/0003
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary, Documents
Maker Tiegs, Albert Henry
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/2528
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Copy of diary written by Lieutenant (Lt) Albert Henry Tiegs, 28th Battalion AIF. Very detailed. Covers training, landing at Gallipoli and wounding. Original typed copy made by the Australian War Memorial in the 1920s, covered period January to June 1915. Added to the collection in July 2015 is a copy of a more recently typed transcript, covering the period January 1915 to end of December 1916. Lt Tiegs was killed in action near Lagnicourt on 26 March 1917.