The Collection

Your selection


Gallipoli Diary and postcard of Jesse Garton, Engineer on HM AUSTRALIAN Transport A45


Object connections:

Collection Archive
Gallery locationNot on display

Record details:

Biographical details Jesse Garton was born in Billingshurst, Sussex in 1894. He served onboard HMS VIVID as a steward from 11 September for nine weeks. He served as an Engineer on one of the troopships which landed allied troops at Gallipoli in April 1915. He later served with the Merchant Navy, and was awarded the Mercantile Marine Ribbon and the British Medal Ribbon in 1922.
Description See item level descriptions.
Date made 1915

Finding Reference JOD/255
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Creator Garton, Jesse
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 volume, 1 paper
Help us

Do you know more about this?

Share your knowledge