Guide to the Papers of Arthur Leeman Fulton [MSS 140]

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Manuscript Name Papers of Arthur Leeman Fulton
Manuscript Number MSS 140
Last Updated July 2021
Extent 1 box
Location Special Collections, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Diary and last notes of Major Arthur Leeman Fulton

Digital content available for this collection:

Diary, 1 January - 6 August 1916

Collection Subject Type


Scope and Content

This collection relates to Major Arthur Leeman Fulton’s First World War service and comprises a single diary from 1916

Date Range of Content

1 January – 6 August 1916

Biographical Note

Arthur Leeman Fulton was born in 1894 and enlisted as a Lieutenant in 1914 in the 7th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron. He embarked with his unit from Sydney, New South Wales on board Transport A31 Ajana on 19 December 1914. After being promoted to Major on 29 July, Fulton was killed in action in France on 7 August 1916

AIF Database : Arthur Leeman Fulton retrieved 20 November 2020


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Access and Copying Conditions

Access: Open Access

This collection contains a variety of copyright material. Copyright is held by the creator of each item. Specific conditions for this collection are listed below. If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items. Digitised material from manuscript collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright. Refer also to the UNSW copyright, disclaimer and takedown policy. 

Copying: Copying for research and study is approved

Preferred Citation

Papers of Major Arthur Leeman Fulton, Special Collections, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 140, Box [Number], Folder [Number].


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More information on UNSW Special Collections’ collection of World War I diaries can be found on the website. A research guide is also available


Subject Keywords



Arthur Leeman Fulton, d. 1916 — Archives

Soldiers — Australia — Diaries

World War, 1914-1918 — Campaigns — Egypt

World War, 1914-1918 — Personal narratives, Australian

Personal Names

Arthur Leeman Fulton, d. 1916

Corporate Names

Australian Imperial Force




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Box 1

The diary and last notes of Major Fulton, Egypt, 1 January - 6 August 1916: digitised: