[No. 18] Diary of Thomas James Richards, 13 December 1916 - 26 January 1917

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme
Accession Number RCDIG0001492
Collection number 2DRL/0786
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 53 Image/s captured
Maker Richards, Thomas James 'Rusty'
Place made France, Western Front
Date made 1916-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Diary relating to the First World War service of Second Lieutenant Thomas James Richards, 1st Australian Infantry Battalion. The entries in this diary span the period 13 December 1916 to 26 January 1917 and cover Richards’ service and experiences with the 1st Infantry Battalion on the Somme during the winter of 1916/1917. This diary was originally bound by Richards into the last of four volumes and donated to the Australian War Memorial in 1933.