Historical information

Personal diary of John William ELLIS Born: Rupanyup. Home Town: Nyarrin Occupation: Farmer Private 5334 Enlisted 1915 aged 37 24th Battalion Fought on the Western Front. Wounded on 9/10/1917 at Ypres - gunshot wound to right leg and returned to Australia 16/4/1918. Diary entry ......"Oct 9 was in the charge this morning and got wounded ankle and arm".....


Diary contains principal events written in pencil between leaving Australia on the 10th April 1916 and arriving back in Melbourne on the 16th April, 1918.

Physical description

Thin brown leather book with attached holder for pencil.