|Unit||Mechanical transport companies|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Object type||Diary, Map, Papers|
Joel, Hector Arthur
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM371 90/1476|
First World War, 1914-1918
Joel, Hector Arthur (Driver, 3rd Motor Transport Company b.1895 - d.1969)
Diaries describe training, sea voyage, life on the Western Front, particularly vehicle maintenance, transporting ammunition, troops and other supplies, return voyage to Australia. Artillery bombardments, state of countryside and roads, some battles, eg. Messines, described in detail.