Spalding, Alfred Lawrence (Engineer b.1886 - d.1933)

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Accession Number PR00563
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 Item
Object type Diary
Maker Spalding, Alfred Lawrence
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of Alfred Lawrence Spalding. Collection consists of a transcript of a diary kept while working aboard the cable laying ship `Levant 2' for the Eastern Telegraph Company during the Gallipoli campaign. Records shipboard incidents, landing by allied troops, admiration for the Australians, exposure to Turkish snipers, laying and repair of cables to beaches, evacuation.