|Place||Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Object type||Copy, Diary|
Beach, John Edward Charles
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Beach, John Edward Charles MM (Sapper b.1897 - d.1967)
Original diary and transcript mentioning German shelling, duties with 4 Division Signals, and recreation (particularly cricket, the YMCA, and the `Blue Dandies') Mentions action in and Allonville, Glissy,La Clyte, Bailleul the Somme, Dernancourt, Bussy and Harbonnieres. Brief description of events that occured on the date Beach earned his Military Medal. Diary entries disjointed in places.