Mason, Arnold Branston (Lance Corporal, b.1885 - d.1955)

Accession Number PR01877
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: x 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Mason, Arnold Branston
Place made Germany
Date made 1916-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

Diary written by Lance Corporal Arnold Branston Mason of 14 Field Company Engineers, covering 19 July 1916 - 28 August 1917 detailing his part in the Fromelles attack, being wounded in the face and subsequent capture. The bulk of the diary documents his experiences as a German POW in camps at Dulmen, Minden and Diepholz. Also includes typescript transcript with additional notes.