Beeston, Joseph Lievesley CMG, VD, AAMC (Colonel, b.1859 - d.?)

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Accession Number 2DRL/0206
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Diary, Typescript
Maker Beeston, Joseph Lievesley
Date made 1914-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/3719
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

VERY DETAILED DIARY COVERING VOYAGE TO EGYPT. GALLIPOLI LANDING. DESCRIBES CONDITIONS FOR THE WOUNDED. MENTIONS NUMBERS OF AMPUTATIONS. DISCUSSES DISCIPLINE AND THEFT ON SHIPS. ALSO LETTER RE BEESTON'S MID AND ONE FROM BIRDWOOD.