Allardyce, George Gilmour (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1918)

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Accession Number 1DRL/0024
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Allardyce, George Gilmour
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Egypt: Cairo, Egypt: Cairo, France, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/206
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant George Gilmour Allardyce, 4 Battalion, Gallipoli and France, 1914-1918. Collection comprises typewritten extracts of diary and typewritten copies of letters detailing activities of Allardyce while attached to the 4 Field Ambulance, 14 Field Ambulance and with 4 Battalion. Copies made by Australia House, London, 1928 in response to Memorial's request. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Comprehensive coverage of ambulance service activities in Gallipoli and France, with comments on world events as well as reports of Allardyce's own activities at the front line. Gallipoli Landing is described, as are subsequent events in that area.

Biographical note: Lieutenant George Gilmour Allardyce, 4 Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died at Oxford, 18 May 1918, from wounds received in France. Age 22. Born in Dublin. Son of George and Janet S Allardyce of 'Viewmount', Archiestown, Carron-on-Spey, Morayshire. An undergraduate of Trinity College Dublin.