1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Stephen Acland Gough

Contributed by: Nigel Amor, on 2008-11-05

Stephen Acland Gough
Rank
First Name Stephen Acland
Surname Gough
Year of Birth 1878
Year of Death 1970
Regiment Wiltshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

Stephen Acland's Story

Memoir of soldier who did not shoot

Stephen served in Mesopotamia between 1916 & 1919. He was a sergeant in charge of stationery at Basra & was awarded the Mititary service Medal & mentioned twice in dispatches. He wrote a 320 page diary totalling about 67,500 words which has been transcribed to digital form. This is illustrated with the photographs he took himself with a small box camera showing his great interest in the lives of the local people & their families.

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