Fry, Reginald Hall (Captain, b.1891 - d.1976)

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Accession Number 3DRL/0461
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 4cm
Object type Diary, Documents
Maker Fry, Reginald Hall
Place made Australia
Date made 1914-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/035/011
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 Captain Reginald Hall Fry who served with 1st ADMTC and later AFC in Egypt, Turkey and France during the First World War. Collection consists of a diary, typed by Fry after his return from the war, from his original handwritten diaries kept at the time. It commences in 1914 and covers enlistment, embarkation, training in both Australia and Egypt, Gallipoli (including the landing and evacuation), France, England, and his return to Australia in 1919. In the front of the diary are nominal rolls for 1st Railway Supply Detachment; 2nd Signal Troop, Australian Engineers, 2nd Light Horse Brigade; Australian Motor Transport Service; 1st Division Supply Column, Motor Transport; and Australian Flying Corps. At the back of the diary are both typed and handwritten Naval call signs, and a letter dated 10 December 1915, written to Fry's sweetheart, Madge.