Beveridge, George Russell (Private, b.1894 - d.1917)

Unit 22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Amiens
Accession Number 2DRL/0250
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Beveridge, George Russell
Place made At sea
Date made 1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/4294
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 6288 Private George Russell Beveridge, 22 Battalion. Collection consists of an original diary in leather wallet, with original pencil. Diary covers the period 23 November to 31 December 1916 and contains names and addresses; a kit list; and discusses life aboard the ship, including the Christmas and New Year period. In the back of the diary are two tram tickets from Amiens. Pte Beveridge died in France on 11/10/1917 from wounds received while fighting in Belgium.