Diary of Lindsay Robert Turner, 1918 (Vol. 5)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number RCDIG0001146
Collection number PR01698
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 103 Image/s captured
Maker Turner, Lindsay Robert
Place made France
Date made 1918; Unknown
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.

Diary relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Lindsay Robert Turner, 14th Field Artillery Brigade. The diary contains entries from 12 July 1918 to 10 September 1918 and is the fifth of seven volumes written by Turner documenting his service during the war. The diary entries cover his service on the Western Front as part of the 53rd Field Artillery Battery. It contains details on the Allied push towards the Hindenburg Line including the fighting around Amiens in August 1918 and Peronne in September 1918. The diary appears to have been transcribed from originals at some stage after his service in the war.