Diary of Edward Michael McNamee, 1915-1917

Collection ID RCDIG0000998
Parent Collection ID PR00755
Collection type Digitised Collection
Title Diary of Edward Michael McNamee, 1915-1917
Item count 202
Object type Diary
Maker McNamee, Edward Michael
Place made Western Front
Date made 1915-1917
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Diary relating to the First World War service of 1590 Private Edward Michael McNamee. In this diary, kept between 1915 and 1917, McNamee details his service with 9th Battalion at Gallipoli and on the Western Front. He describes his involvement at Gallipoli, the fighting at Pozieres, the Second Battle of Bullecourt, and the fighting in and around the Ypres area. McNamee also includes war poetry, addresses of family and friends, and a will written at Ypres on 5 October 1916.