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Collection number PR00278
ID number RCDIG0001008
Title Diary of William Stockdale, 1915
Record type File
Item count 1
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Diary
Maker Stockdale, William
Places made
  • At sea
  • Egypt
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Physical description 48 Image/s captured
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Description

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.

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