Pryor, Cyril Arnold MC (Lieutenant, b.1890 - d.1945)

Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number PR88/018
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 items
Object type Diary
Maker Pryor, Cyril Arnold
Place made Australia, Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1914-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/078/038
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 446 Lieutenant Cyril Arnold Pryor MC, 20th Battalion. Collection consists of a diary written between October 1914 - May 1916 which covers Lieutenant Pryor's enlistement, his experiences at Gallipoli, particularly the August offensives, the evacuation from the peninsula and movement to France. The diary lists a party of men purported to be the last group at Gallipoli. It also includes the envelope in which it was sent.