Axtens, John William (Lieutenant, b.1895 - d.1980)

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Accession Number 2DRL/0308
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 Folders
Object type Diary, Letters
Place made Belgium, Egypt, France, New Guinea, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1914-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/2911
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

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.