Titford, Reginald Arthur, MC, MM (Captain, b.1890 - d.?)

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number 1DRL/0582
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Titford, Reginald Arthur
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made c1930
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of Corporal (later Captain) Reginald Arthur Titford, MC, MM, 2 Field Company Engineers, AIF. Collection consists of two photostat copies of extracts from a diary kept by Corporal Titford during his time on Gallipoli in 1915. This collection is notable for its first-hand account of efforts made to rescue a member of 2 Field Company trapped in a tunnel after an explosion. Copies made by Australian War Memorial. Location of original diary unknown.