Anderson, Frederick Alexander (Private, b.1879 - d.1915)

Unit 15th Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number PR00680
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 items
Object type Diary, Typescript
Maker Anderson, Frederick Alexander
Date made 1914-1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 93/0041
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

Diary covers period from enlistment in late 1914 until Anderson's death at Quinn's Post, Gallipoli, in May 1915. Describes troopship journey, training and exercises in Egypt, riot in Cairo, arrival at Gallipoli, deaths and Turkish snipers.