ELVIN, Leonard Roy (SERGEANT d.1917)

Unit 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number 2DRL/0209
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Copy, Diary, Documents
Maker Elvin, L R
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/1202
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Papers of Sergeant Leonard Roy Elvin (2828) of 1st Infantry Battalion (AIF). Contains brief daily diary entries. Mainly mentions movements of the battalion and personal information. Entries on France are more detailed including impressions of fighting and of the country. Covers September 1915 to May 1917. Elvin was killed in action on 5 May 1917 at Bullecourt.