Bell, Algernon F (Private, 59th Bn b.1891 - d.1916)

Unit 59th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number 2DRL/0176
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Diary
Maker Bell, Algernon F
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/3793
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Typed extracts from diary written by 3239 Pte Algernon F Bell, whilst serving with 59 Battalion, AIF. Entries start 10 October 1915 and are mostly brief and mentioning daily movements. The final entry on 19 July 1916 notes Bell's wounding in the arm and leg during the Battle of Fromelles, before he died five days later.