Tench Eachus (far right, middle row) was born
in 1889 and was educated at St. Austins school in Stafford.
leaving school he joined the Post Office and worked there until
1910, when he joined the Warwickshire Yeomanary.
fought in Egypt with the Warwickshires, before transferring to the Royal
Engineers, where he joined the Royal Engineers Signals Corp.
unit that was at the time very much in its
1916 Stapleton was sent to France and over the course of the next three
years (in over 160,000 words),
wrote a total of 15 war diaries about his adventures.
diaries are a fascinating insight into another side of the Great War.
Through his poetic, romantic and vivid descriptions of all the sights
and events around him the diaries
a unique and historical document of a his life, loves and heartache
over this period.
diaries include many amusing and interesting adventures in France and
then in Post War Occupied Germany.
included is a great deal of first hand information acquired and documented,
whilst he was working in the Signals office.
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Last Updated 13/06/2014