Dadswell, Henry William (Sapper)

Accession Number MSS0828
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 folder, 1 box
Object type Papers
Maker Dadswell, Henry William
Date made 1915-1919
Access Open
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Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Personal war diary "Diary of a Sapper" written in narrative. Records enlistment, signals training, comments on travels and local inhabitants, attitude to NCOs accommodation, military activities, leave, illnesses, signals/lines work, move to France (Albert, Noreiul, Baupaume, Vernes, Warloy). Also describes signallers' attitude to drill, regimentation, the King's visit to the front and military police. Corrected version of transcript received 24/12/98.