Clachan, William James, 1892?-1918: War diary
Diary is a detailed personal account of military training in Wellington and transportation on the Arawa to Alexandria with the NZEF. Also transfer to 5th B.N. Middlesex Regiment for guard duty in England, and to the 4th B.N. Middlesex Regiment for trench warfare in France and Belgium.
William James Clachan was born in New Zealand but rose to become a Captain in the Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own), 2nd Battalion, attached 1st King's African Rifles. He saw action on the Western Front but was killed in action, 6 Jan 1918 in Africa. He is buried in Malawi.
Quantity: 1 volume(s) (165 pages).
Physical Description: Holograph (22 cm; blue buckram hinged lid box)
Processing information: Part of WW100 digitisation project.
Digitisation details - 260 digitised images
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 volume(s) (165 pages), Manuscripts, Diaries, Holograph (22 cm; blue buckram hinged lid box)See original record
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