ID number2DRL/0308
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleAxtens, John William (Lieutenant, b.1895 - d.1980)
Measurement3 Folders
Object type
  • Diary
  • Letters
Place made
  • Belgium
  • Egypt
  • France
  • New Guinea
  • United Kingdom: England
Date made1914-1919
DescriptionCollection 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.
PDF 4.89 MB Diary of John Axtens, 18 August 1914-12 November 1914
PDF 25.49 MB Letters of John Axtens, 1914-1916
PDF 23.84 MB Letters of John Axtens, 1917-1919