Beeston, Joseph Lievesley (Colonel, b.1859 - d.1921)

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Accession Number PR00264
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 13 ITEMS
Object type Diary
Maker Beeston, Joseph Lievesley
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 93/0269
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 First World War service of Colonel Joseph Lievesley Beeston CMG, VD, 4 Field Ambulance, Egypt, Gallipoli, 1915-1916. Collection of document and a diary relating to Beeston's service with the Australian Army Medical Corps from 1914 to 1916. The collection includes a detailed record of Beeston's experiences as a senior medical officer during the Gallipoli campaign, providing insights into the treatment of the wounded, comments on the medical services, and conditions on the peninsula. Beeston's diary covers his recuperation in the United Kingdom and Ireland after he was evacuated from Gallipoli sicl in September 1915, and his return voyage to Australia in 1916.