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Bangor University
Royal Welsh Fusiliers' War Diaries

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RWF

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Royal Welsh Fusiliers' War Diaries

Short Title: Royal Welsh Fusiliers' War Diaries

Creation date(s): 1916-1918

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): 14th (Service Battalion) Royal Welsh Fusiliers

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The 14th (Service Battalion) Royal Welsh Fusiliers served in the First World War, 1914-1918. Sir Wynn Wheldon served with the rank of Major in this battalion; he was later employed in the civil service.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: This collection consists of war diaries, 1916-1918, of the 14th (Service Battalion), Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The diaries, with some entries written in the hand of Major Wynn Wheldon, give a day-to-day chronicle of the activities of the battalion on the Western Front including reports on operations and actions, particulars of casualties, etc.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 7059-7060

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented to the University of Wales, Bangor by Sir Wynn Wheldon, April 1948.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Publication note: War diary 1914-1918 of the 14th (Service) Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers , Aldershot (1919).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, December 2001.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918 | Personal narratives
World War, 1914-1918 | Regimental histories

Personal names
Wheldon , Wynn P. , Knight

Corporate names
Great Britain | Army. | Royal Welsh Fusiliers

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