Burton, Colin John Combe (Sapper, b.1897 - d.1974)

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Accession Number PR00377
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 item
Object type Diary
Maker Burton, Colin John Combe
Date made 1993
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

Photocopied diary of Sapper Burton for the period 1917-1919. The diary details the journey from Australia to England, working with A Company, No. 1 Section, Engineers Training Camp in Essex, his time on the Western Front in France and Belgium, and his journey home. The diary contains sketches of the engineering work Burton was involved and detailed information on that work. The diary also contains small essays on the countries he visited on the journeys to and from England.