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2451: Second Lieutenant Milton Kershaw (Part 2 - his diary)

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posted on 2024-01-16, 17:20 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

When he was mobilized at the start of August 1914, Milton joined the 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment and began to keep a diary of his experiences on 5th August - the last entry was 16th October 1914 when the Gloucesters moved by train from the Aisne to Hazebrouck. He was killed on 7th November.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Sally Dyer (Milton's niece)

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

Milton Kershaw

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1914

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Mons, Marne, Aisne

Object(s)

Milton Kershaw's hand-written diary

Community Collection Day

City Hall, Bradford (02/02/19)

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