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

Unit 15th Australian Infantry Battalion
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
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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.