Beach, John Edward Charles MM (Sapper b.1897 - d.1967)

Unit Signals
Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area
Accession Number PR00543
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 Items
Object type Copy, Diary
Maker Beach, John Edward Charles
Date made 1917-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

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.