Hadfield, Arthur (Sapper, b.1893 - d.1969)

Accession Number PR02070
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 5 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Hadfield, Arthur
Date made 1916-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Five original First World War diaries (October 1916 to December 1918) compiled by (5543) Sapper Arthur Hadfield relating to his service on the Western Front with 1 Tunnelling Company, 2 Australian Light Railway Company and 1 Light Trench Mortar Battery. Entries relating to tunnelling work include references to mining operations at Hill 60 in October 1916. [Note: a published edition of these diaries exists, 'What did you do in the Great War, Dad? The Diary of Sapper Arthur Hadfield 25 October 1916 to 26 August 1919', by Ian L McAndrew, AWM RC call number 940.48194H129w].