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Catalog Number 01020
Object Name Diary
Title Overseas Diary of Sgt A. McLaren
Description Details the period 1916-1917 while Sgt McLaren with training at Camp Borden and in East Sandling, England with the 166th Battalion and the 12th Reserve Battalion.

Leather bound pocket diary. Cover is red-brown in colour with title emboosed on front in gold lettering. Compartment for storing pencil. Pencil attached to spine. Wooden pencil has metal and blue plastic decoration covering eraser end. Printed by T.Eaton Co.
Material Paper/Ink/Leather/Lead/Wood/Rubber/Metal/Plastic
Year Range from 1916
Year Range to 1917
Dimensions H-1.8 W-9 L-12.3 cm
Search Terms 12th Reserve Battalion
166 Batttalion
166th Battalion
Camp Borden
East Sandling
T. Eaton Co.
World War, 1914-1918
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Front cover faded, tears, statins intermittent on cover. Pages brittle, discoloured and torn/bent intermittent. Some watter damage and foxing.
Event World War, 1914-1918
People McLaren, A