Williams, Albert John (Gunner, b.1895 - d.1963)

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Accession Number MSS1337
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm.
Object type Memoir
Maker Williams, Albert John
Place made Australia
Date made c. 1935
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/5/283
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 the First World War service of 2148 Gunner Albert John Williams, 14th Field Artillery Brigade. Collection consists of a bound, typed manuscript titled 'A Soldier Looks Back, by Bombardier'. Written by Gunner Albert Williams around 1935, the memoir is based on his personal experiences from the time of his enlistment, service on Gallipoli and in France and Belgium (mentions battles at Fromelles, Ypres, Hamel and Peronne), through to his return to Australia in 1918. The original of this manuscript is held at 2DRL/0862.