Storey, William Tyson (Private, b.1890 - d.1956)

Accession Number PR01645
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Diary, Digital file
Maker Storey, William Tyson
Place made Egypt
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the First World War service of 3927 Private William Tyson Storey, 10 Battalion, Egypt and France, 1915-16. Collection consists of a digital donation of images of a 21 page diary kept by Storey during 1915-1916, covering his service up to his wounding in France in 1916. The diary briefly recounts Storey's time in Egypt for training, and his service on the Western front including at Pozieres and Bullecourt. Also included in the collection is a sheet of four photographs of Storey, and a family tree. No original material is included in this collection however, a paper copy of the digital files has been printed for ease of access.

History / Summary

Tears visible in scanned copies of the diary were caused when Storey was injured by shrapnel in 1916.