Diary of Thomas Walter White, November 1915 - February 1916

Accession Number RCDIG0001324
Collection number 2DRL/0766
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 25 Image/s captured
Maker White, Thomas Walter
Place made Mesopotamia
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.

Diary [book 1A] relating to the captivity during the First World War of Captain Thomas Walter White, Mesopotamian Half Flight, Australian Flying Corps. In this diary kept between, November 1915 - February 1916, White records his capture and his proceeding time as a prisoner in Baghdad and Mosul. He writes of the conditions within the prisons and treatment received from his captors. White also records the accounts of other prisoner’s battles and subsequent captures. During his captivity and the journey from Baghdad to Mosul, White details many aspects of the landscape and culture, including food, clothing and architecture.