Lister, Eyre George (Major, DSO, 2 Division Artillery)

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Accession Number PR90/115
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Diary
Maker Lister, Eyrl George
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/1017
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

DIARY RECORDS VOYAGE, TRAINING IN EGYPT, VOYAGE TO FRANCE. DESCRIBES HEAVY FIGHTING AT FROMELLES AND ON THE SOMME. AUTHOR'S ABHORRENCE OF WAR GRADUALLY BECOMES APPARENT, ESPECIALLY IN REGARD TO UNBURIED DEAD. INCLUDES PERIODS IN ENGLAND ON LEAVE AND AT GUNNERY SCHOOL