Wallet 1 of 1 - Copies of diary entries and other papers of Sergeant Bertram Harold Perry MM, 1918-1919

Accession Number AWM2020.22.165
Collection number 3DRL/7709
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 1
Object type Letter, Diary, Map, Papers
Physical description 20 Image/s captured
Maker Perry, Bertram Harold
Place made Russia
Date made 1918-1919
Conflict North Russia, 1919
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Collection relating to the First World War and North Russia Intervention service of Sergeant Bertram Harold Perry MM, 14 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps and North Russian Relief Force, Russia, 1918-1919.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Wallet consists of a photocopy of a typescript diary covering his enlistment with Elope Force, voyage to Russia, service with the Force, German surrender, and return voyage to England, dated 1918-1919.

Also included are photocopies of a proclamation in Russian and an English translation declaring reasons for fighting in North Russia; an exercise written in Russian and English; two ten-rouble notes; an excerpt of an address delivered in Archangel by the archpriest, Ielukhin; a map of Tulema River drawn by Elope mapping section; and eight photocopies of group and portrait photographs of force personnel, Archangel and Murmansk - some captioned.

487 Lance Sergeant Perry was awarded the Military Medal for action at Messines in June 1917.