Roberts, Richard (Private, b.1893 - d.1965)

Accession Number PR00395
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 Items
Object type Memoir
Maker Roberts, Richard
Place made Australia
Date made 1914-1918; 1935
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 93/0451
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright restrictions apply. Only personal, non-commercial, research and study use permitted. Permission of copyright holder required for any commercial use and/or reproduction.

Collection relating to the First World War service of 773 Private Richard Roberts, 3 Battalion. Collection consists of a memoir 'Memoirs of an Anzac' (original and transcript) describing enlistment and training, active service at Gallipoli with 3 Battalion where he was twice wounded and evacuated to Malta, service in France with comments on trench life, raids, cold, artillery and its effect on nerves, carrying supplies, bodies in trenches, illness, and service with the Battalion band. Also included is a photograph.