|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet, 1 custom box: 4 cms.|
|Object type||Letters, Diary, Photograph, Biographical notes|
Kellaway, Frank Gerald
|Place made||Egypt, France, United Kingdom: England|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/365|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Kellaway, Frank Gerald, MC (Lieutenant, b.1895 - d.1917)
Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Frank Gerald Kellaway, MC, 22 Battalion AIF, Gallipoli, Egypt, France, Egypt, 1915-1916. Collection consists principally of around 70 letters written by Kellaway to family members in Australia, and Kellaway's personal diary for the period August 1915 to October 1916.
Biographical note: Lieutenant Frank Gerald Kellaway, MC, 22 Battalion, AIF, who on 4 October 1917 was killed in action near Zonnebeke during the Battle of Broodseinde. Other biographical details are:- law student; of Northcote, VIC; born East Melbourne, VIC; educated at Wesley College, Melbourne, and Melbourne University (Queen's College); left Wesley College with high honours; won a scholarship at Queen's College and held a University exhibition; was a member of Wesley College cadets and later of the Melbourne University Rifles; enlisted in the AIF on 6 May 1915, sailed from Australia on 16 July, landed at Anzac on 4 September; wounded in the Armentieres sector shortly after arriving in France; appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 2 August 1916; won the Military Cross at Pozieres, 4-5 August; age at time of death, 22 years 9 months.