Morshead, Leslie James (Lieutenant General), KCB, CMG, DSO, ED, 1889-1959

Unit 1st Australian Division
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number PR03086
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Morshead, Leslie James
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Letter written by Lieutenant Leslie Morshead to his mother concerning action at Gallipoli between 19-20 May 1915. Morshead describes orders given to Australian troops, the times and locations of Turkish attacks and battalions involved.