Haddow, Archibald (Lance Corporal, 11th Field Company Engineers, d.1919)

Unit 11th Field Company, Australian Engineers
Places
Accession Number PR00714
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1cm (1 item)
Object type Diary
Maker Haddow, Archibald
Date made 1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World war service of 17839 Lance Corporal Archibald Haddow of 11th Field Company Engineers.

Collection Diary in reporter's notebook of Lance Corporal Haddow covering September-November 1917. It describes Haddow's training in engineering support operations and gas warfare in England and, over 14-22 November, his participation in repairing battery dugouts under shellfire at 'Gunner's Farm' in the Ploegsteert/Messines theatre of Belgium. The diary is marked as 'No. 3' but is the only item held.