White, Thomas Walter (Captain, b.1888 - d.1957)

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey
Accession Number 2DRL/0766
Collection number 2DRL/0766
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 28 items
Object type Diary, Document, Souvenir
Maker White, Thomas Walter
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey
Date made 1915-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 007/004/076
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright restrictions apply. Only personal, non-commercial, research and study use permitted. Permission of copyright holder required for any commercial use and/or reproduction.

Collection relating to the First World War service of Captain Thomas Walter White DFC, Mesopotamian Half Flight, Australian Flying Corps [AFC]. Collection consists of an original diary (in several parts) kept by Captain White while a prisoner of war (POW) in Turkey. Also included is a typescript of the diary, a Russian-French dictionary, a notebook with translations, POW statements and letters relating to Captain White's incarceration, plus other souvenirs he collected. See also Main Bld: First World War Gallery: Sinai Palestine 1917: Desert Patrol.