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Bangor University
Royal British Legion Items

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RBLE

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Royal British Legion Items

Short Title: Royal British Legion Items

Creation date(s): c. 1920-1973 June 24

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Comrades of the Great War and the Royal British Legion

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Royal British Legion is a charity concerned with the welfare of those who have served in the armed forces. It provides financial, social and emotional support.
The predecessor of the Royal British Legion was known as the Comrades of the Great War. They were founded in 1919, two years before the British Legion. However, in Menai Bridge, Anglesey at the time, there was a branch, not of the Comrades, but of a sister organisation - the Soldiers' and Sailors' Association.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Badge of the Comrades of the Great War, c. 1920.
A handbook of the unveiling of the British Legion Memorial in Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, 1932.
Order of service of the Llandudno Branch of the Royal British Legion, 1973.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: 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: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 25737, 26613, 31318

Language codes: eng wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The badge was presented by Mr W. H. Jones of Menai Bridge, Anglesey. It formerly belonged to Mr T. Hewitt of Menai Bridge.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.

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
War memorials | Wales | Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll

Personal names

Corporate names
British Legion
Comrades of the Great War
Royal British Legion | Llandudno branch

Places

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