Dorothy Beckton

Dorothy Beckton’s diary came to the museum in 2018, included in a donation of personal archive relating to Henry Amis.

The diary charts her day to day life in 1918-1919, when she was Henry’s girlfriend and he was serving with the regiment, then taken Prisoner of War.

Read the transcript of Dorothy’s diary here

The diary is also included in our online special exhibition, Treasures in Store.