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Jones, David; First World War memoir

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/172

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Donation from Mr Neil Anderson

Short Title: Jones, David; First World War memoir

Creation date(s): 1914-2005

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Jones, David; Anderson, Neil

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: David Jones was born in Machynlleth. He was called up in 1914, to the 7th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. After training in England, he took part in the Gallipoli landings. He was injured and taken to the military hospital in Alexandria. After light work in the Sunderland shipyards, he joined the Royal Engineers, and spent the rest of the war in France. Mr Anderson is the Great Nephew of David Jones.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A memoir, starting in August 1914, of David Jones' life in the first few months of the First World War. A biography of David Jones, compiled by Neil Anderson, including photocopies of 3 photographs (c.1900-1916).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Chronological

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copy of the catalogue is available at Powys County Archive Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: Passed to David Jones' daughter, who passed it to Mr Neil Anderson.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Neil Anderson.

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Trainee Archivist at Powys County Archive Office

Rules or conventions: This description follows guidelines provided by UWA Department of Information Studies, based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000.

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2006


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