Diary of Claude James Booth


Title

Diary of Claude James Booth

Date

Description

Diary of Sergeant. C. J. Fowler, who at a later date changed his name to Claude James Booth. The diary begins when Fowler was part of the 58th Battalion in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) in 1918 when he has just returned to London on active service. He travels for a short time and then returns to Australia. Upon his return, there is much description of travelling with a small mention of setting up a metal casting business in Melbourne.
The diary ends a few days after the birth of his daughter Ada Booth in 1921.

Page numbering skips 139. Blank pages following page 169 have not been digitised.

Coverage

Language

English

Source

Held by Monash University Library's Ada Booth Collection. Find this item in the Library catalogue.

Type

Medium

Extent

1 handwritten diary. 168 pages of text. 18cm

Rights

This diary has been made available with permission from the Ada Booth Board of Trustees.
© All rights reserved

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Ada_Booth-diary.pdf

Citation

Claude James Booth, 1886 - 1962, “Diary of Claude James Booth,” Monash Collections Online, accessed June 7, 2020, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/38751

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