|Collection type||Private Record|
|Object type||Diary, Letters|
|Place made||Belgium, Egypt, France, New Guinea, United Kingdom: England|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/2911|
First World War, 1914-1918
Axtens, John William (Lieutenant, b.1895 - d.1980)
Collection relating to the First World War service of 13 Lieutenant John William Axtens, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN&MEF) and 8 Machine Gun Company. Collection consists of one diary written by Lt Axtens between August - November 1914; as well as 80 letters written by Lt Axtens home to his family between August 1914 - April 1919. Lt Axtens survived the war.