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The 100-year-old Diary Written On the Battlefield

  • The 100-year-old Diary Written On the Battlefield
    The 100-year-old Diary Written On the Battlefield
  • This month's featured object is a fascinating diary recently donated to the Keep Museum. The diary was written on the battlefield during the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915. Exactly 100 years ago. It was forbidden to write diaries. This one was written in action. And it survives as a unique record of the suffering and bravery of its writer.

    Chris Copson, our Curator, takes up the story...