Joel, Hector Arthur (Driver, 3rd Motor Transport Company b.1895 - d.1969)

Unit Mechanical transport companies
Accession Number PR90/154
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 23 items
Object type Diary, Map, Papers
Maker Joel, Hector Arthur
Date made 1916-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/1476
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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.