Mason, Arnold (Lance Corporal)

Unit 14th Field Company, Australian Engineers
Places
Accession Number PR01877
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: x 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Mason, Arnold Blanston
Place made Germany
Date made 1916-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Diary written by Lance Corporal Arnold Mason of 14 Field Company Engineers, covering 19 July 1916 - 28 August 1917 detailing his part in the Fromelles attack, being wounded in the face and subsequent capture. The bulk of the diary documents his experiences as a German POW in camps at Dulmen, Minden and Diepholz. Also includes typescript transcript with additional notes.