Leece, Leonard Barton, (Private, b.1897 - d.1916)

Unit 15th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number PR00320
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 items
Object type Diary
Maker Leece, Leonard Barton
Place made Egypt
Date made 1916-1993
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Diary commenting on training and picket duty in Egypt, march from Tel-el-Kebir to Serapeum, shortage of rations, arrival in France, advance towards Mouquet Farm, German bombardment of trenches, preparations for attack on 8 August. (Includes transcript and biographical essay).