Diary of Captain Edward Stone relating events on the Western Front

Object Title

Diary of Captain Edward Stone relating events on the Western Front

Diary of Captain Edward Stone relating events on the Western Front

Date

14 August 1914 - 28 October 1914

Reference

STO 1

Level

File

Scope and Content

The diary includes the retreat from Mons, and the battles of Le Cateau, Nery, the Aisne and Messines.

Inscribed on the fron cover 'Capt. Stone 2nd D.G. (Queen's Bays)'; '14th August 1914' and 'In case of accidents, Please forward to: Mrs E. Stone, 4 Lansdowne Place, Blackheath, London, SE', Captain Stone was Second-in-Command, and after Nery, Officer Commanding, 'B' Squadron, The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards), 1st Cavalry Brigade.

Extent

1 volume, 1 volume of research notes

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

152 p. Mostly written in ink but with some pencil entries. Contained in an Army Book 138, with brass fastener.

Access Conditions

Open access