Smith, Frederick George (Lieutenant, b.1893 - d.1915)

Units
Place Africa: Egypt
Accession Number 2DRL/0214
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Smith, Frederick George
Place made At sea, Australia, Egypt
Date made 1914-1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/4349
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Frederick George Smith, 2 Battalion, AIF. Collection consists of typed extracts from his diary, dated 19 October 1914 to 19 April 1915. The entries describe embarkation, and the voyage to and training in Egypt prior to landing at Gallipoli. Smith died on 8 May 1915 from wounds received in action on Gallipoli. The original handwritten diary is available at 3DRL/7120.