Transcripts of diary of Cecil Anthony McAnulty, [1915]

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Accession Number RCDIG0000928
Collection number 1DRL/0422
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 2
Object type Diary
Physical description 38 Image/s captured
Maker McAnulty, Cecil Anthony
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli)
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Transcripts of diary relating to the First World War service of 1803 Private Cecil Anthony McAnulty 3rd Infantry Battalion. In the original diary, kept between 1 June [1915] and 8 August [1915], McAnulty details his experiences whilst serving with 3rd Battalion at Gallipoli. He describes his experiences at Gallipoli in great detail, in particular the days surrounding the Battle of Lone Pine. McAnulty's last entry is during the battle (dated 8 August 1915) and ends mid-sentence. He was killed in action at Lone Pine shortly after, sometime between 8 and 10 August 1915.