Diaries and Letters, Leo Bestall

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Diaries and letters attributed to Leo Bestall.

Diary entries, letters, photographs and souvenirs from Leo Bestall's time on active duty in France during World War I between August 1917 and May 1918.

Details day to day life, his time in hospital due to mustard gas exposure and the diary entries finish with his evacuation in May 1918.
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Handwritten and printed ink on paper and card; photographs.
Height x Width: 306 x 246mm
FDL AMB / S Smith, Bookplate, Adhesive
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Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 37574
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from the Leo Bestall collection
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