Diary of William Stockdale, 1915

Accession Number RCDIG0001008
Collection number PR00278
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 48 Image/s captured
Maker Stockdale, William
Place made At sea, Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Diary relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant William Stockdale, 1st Divisional Train of the Army Service Corps. In this diary, kept between 3 April 1915 and 12 July 1915, Stockdale describes the Gallipoli campaign and provides a detailed account of the landing on 25 April 1915. He also provides a critique of the campaign and criticises the media coverage of it. Stockdale also mentions the death of Major General William Throsby Bridges on 18 May 1915.