Wilkinson, William "Bill", MM (Sapper, b.1897)

Accession Number PR01445
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary, Typescript
Maker Wilkinson, William (Bill)
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Illustrated and typed transcript (37 pages) of personal diary originally written by 3154 Sapper William Augustus "Bill" Wilkinson of 5th Field Company Engineers. Diary spans November 1915 to December 1916. Descriptions include: leaving Australia, voyage to Europe, engineering duties in French and Belgian parts of Western Front and the news of Kitchener's death (June 1916).

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