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BLAGROVE, Capt Peter (1889-1969)

  • BLAGROVE, P
  • Collection
  • 1915-1917

Copies of papers relating to his service in France, 1917, principally comprising orders and summaries of operations for Royal Field Artillery, 12 Div, 1917, orders, maps and timetables relating to trench mortar batteries on the Somme front, Jul-Sep 1917, and General Staff publications on wiring, signalling, the employment of guns and trench mortars captured from the enemy, and 2 Army operations, 1917; copies of correspondence, 1915-1917, 1969-1970, mainly letters written by Blagrove from the Somme front to his father, Col Henry John Blagrove, 1916-1917.

Blagrove, Peter, 1889-1969, Captain

TAYLOR, Lt Garth Smithies (1896-1916)

  • TAYLOR, GS
  • Collection
  • 1914-1917

Garth Smithies Taylor, 1896-1916', written by his sister Dorothea Taylor in 1971, and principally comprising copies of original documents, 1914-1917 and 1959, mainly letters to his family, 1914-1916, and extracts from his diary, 1914-1916, relating particularly to his service near Ypres, 1916, and in the Battle of the Somme, 1916.

Taylor, Garth Smithies, 1896-1916, Army Lieutenant

ROYAL NAVAL CONVOY, AUSTRALIA TO UK, 1917: photograph album

  • MISC89
  • Collection
  • [1917]

Photographs taken on board an unidentified ship; [1917]; including views of other ships in convoy HMS LYSANDER, HMAT SHROPSHIRE, HMS IMPLACABLE, HMS MANTUA, HMAT ASCANIAS, RMS RIMUTAKA, HMAT TOFUA, HMS KING ALFRED, SS HIGHLAND GLEN, HMS KENT, HMHS OXFORDSHIRE, HMAT SUFFOLK, HMAT MARATHON, and HMS ORAMAH; pictures of crew and passengers; scenes of life and work onboard, including sailing from Melbourne, Australia; disembarking at Plymouth, England; church services; transferring officers by rowing boat; a boxing match; landing troops; the wireless room; Sundays at sea; views of various locations en route including Table Mountain, Hout Bay, docks and post office, Cape Town, South Africa; street and village scenes in Sierra Leone; trips to Lane Gove River, Sydney, and an Aboriginal corroboree (Aboriginal dance), Port Darwin, Australia.

SMITH, Maj Gen Sir William Douglas (1865-1939)

  • SMITH, WD
  • Collection
  • 1914 - 1917

Personal diary of Maj Gen Sir William Douglas Smith, relating to his service on the Western Front, France and Belgium, World War One, 1914-1917, including: service as Commander, 1 Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, Aug-Nov 1914; Battle of Mons, 23 Aug 1914; Battle of Le Cateau, 26 Aug 1914; the retreat to the River Marne, Aug-Sep 1914; the Battle of the Aisne, Sep 1914; service as Commander of 9 Infantry Brigade, Nov 1914 - Mar 1916; action around Hooge and Bellewaarde, Belgium, Jun and Sep 1915; service as Commander, 20 Division, Mar 1916 - Mar 1917 and Aug-Dec 1917, including the capture of Guillemont, Sep 1916, and the Battle of Le Transloy, Oct 1916, both during the 1916 Battle of the Somme; the Battle of Cambrai, Nov 1917, including secret preparations to conceal the planned deployment of tanks. Also four volumes of transcript copies of the original diary, with additional related original notes, letters, memoranda, reports, photographs and other items, copied and compiled by Kathleen Smith.

Smith, Sir William Douglas, 1865-1939, Knight, Major General

SLINGSBY, Capt Henry Laurence (1893-1917)

  • SLINGSBY, HL
  • Collection
  • 1914-1917

Bound copies of illustrated French military magazine Le Miroir nos 75-108, 1915. Transcripts of diary entries and letters describing his service in France and Belgium, 1914-1917, notably the Battle of Le Cateau, Aug 1914, first Battle of the Marne, Sep 1914, first Battle of the Aisne, Sep 1914, and first battle of Ypres, Oct-Nov 1914, with related photographs, newspaper cuttings and correspondence, 1914-1920.

Slingsby, Henry Laurence, 1893-1917, Army Captain

SMITH, Capt Ralph C

  • SMITH, RC
  • Collection
  • 1915-1917

Copy of typescript diary of his service on the Western Front, 1915-1917, notably in the second Battle of Ypres, Apr 1915, the Battle of the Somme, Aug-Sep 1916, and the Battle of Arras, Apr 1917.

Smith, Ralph C, fl 1915-1917, Army Captain

CUMMINS, Col Stevenson Lyle (1873-1949)

  • CUMMINS
  • Collection
  • 1898-1917

Papers of Colonel Stevenson Lyle Cummins comprising memoirs of service in Africa and France, 1898-1918, and war diaries and other papers, 1914-1916. Copy memoir, 1873-1904, detailing service with Medical Service Corps in Egypt and the Sudan, including accounts of medical work handling wounds and cases of typhoid, diarrhoea, malaria, fevers, dehydration and scorpion stings at locations including: Genetti Fort, Sudan, Darmali Camp, Sudan; Omdurman Camp, Sudan; Waw Garrison, Sudan and the Kassala District, Sudan; also accounts of Battle of Omdurman, 1898; an expedition to recapture the town of Gallabat, Sudan, from Abyssinian forces; expeditions in the Bar el Ghazal region, Sudan, to capture cattle and burn huts in Dinka villages and visit friendly Dinka chieftains; and an attack on Ibrahim Wad Mahmud, slaver, at Jerok, Sudan. Includes detail of hunting expeditions and daily life for troops. Copy memoir of World War One service, 1914-1918. War diary kept by Cummins as Deputy Assistant Director General, Medical Services, British Expeditionary Force, France, 1 Jan - 31 Dec 1915, with appendiced reports, memoranda and correspondence on: treatment of cerebro-spinal meningitis, trench foot (described as 'chilled feet' or frost-bite) and the supply of waterproof paper stockings, gum boots and whale oil as preventatives, anti gas precautions; logistical reports concerning personnel, evacuations, ambulance trains and barges; reports of an enquiry into an enemy chlorine and bromine gas attack to the south of "Shell Trap Farm" (village of St Julien, near Ypres), 24 May, 1915; report on captured German trenches, 16 June 1915; copy letter from General Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready to the War Office regarding the establishment of a Central Laboratory for experimental work on prevention of gas asphyxiation; copy letter from Sir Arthur Sloggett to Sir Alfred Keogh, 9 Dec 1915, on the possibility of researching improved personal armour at Imperial College London. War diary for Report Centre GHQ, Hazebrouck, 10-17 March 1915, detailing logistics of transportation of wounded from Clearing Stations. War diary for Advanced GHQ, 8-23 May 1915, including casualty figures at Gas Clearing Stations; routine orders issued by General Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, Adjutant General, British Expeditionary Force, 18 Aug 1914, concerning procedures if taken prisoner, if a white flag should be hoisted by the enemy, the speed at which to drive motor-cars, and the correct procedure for saluting; report on the provision and stocking of ambulance trains, 9 March 1916; report on provision of extra personnel for Casualty Clearing Stations during heavy fighting, 9 March 1916; undated casualty figures at Casualty Clearing Stations for the 1 Army, 2 Army and 3 Army.

Cummins, Stevenson Lyle, 1873-1949, Colonel

QUERIPEL, Col Leslie Herbert (1881-1963)

  • QUERIPEL
  • Collection
  • 1917

Copies of papers relating to his military service, 1898-1945, dated 1917 and [1945], comprising a letter to his wife describing the fall of Baghdad, 10 Mar 1917, and subsequent conditions in the city, dated 16-17 March 1917; official Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force General HQ 'Despatch on operations', 28 Aug 1916-31 Mar 1917, dated Apr 1917; summary of his military service, 1898-1945, written in [1945].

Queripel, Leslie Herbert, 1881-1963, Colonel

ARMISTICE SIGNALS: British Army orders, 11 Nov 1918

  • MISC7
  • Collection
  • 11 Nov 1918

Two typescript copies of Operation Order General signals sent from the Chief Ordnance Officer, British Armies in France, relating to the cessation of hostilities ending World War One, 11 Nov 1918

GERMAN WORLD WAR ONE PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS

  • MISC30
  • Collection
  • 1915-1918

German socialist propaganda leaflet Die Feldpost, including articles relating to rising commodity and food prices in Germany and the necessity of German troops in the Balkans, Dec 1915; edition of German newspaper for German prisoners of war in France, Grüsse an die Heimat, May 1917; Central Powers propaganda leaflet, in English, calling for a cessation of hostilities, 1917; four Allied leaflets bearing photographs of HM Albert, King of Belgium and HM Elisabeth, Queen of Belgium, 1918.

ZADIK, Manfred (1887-1967)

  • ZADIK
  • Collection
  • 1916-1918

Eight albums in overlapping chronological order, containing photographs taken on the Eastern Front in Russia, Hungary and Romania, 1916-1918, many captioned in German; including of soldiers in the trenches, relaxing, training and during battle; details of trench structures and interiors; encampments and fortifications; graves; rural villages and towns; landscapes; local people; factories; soldiers being transported; also Zadik's Jewish identification card from 1938 and typescript copy of unpublished account 'A Century of Zadiks' by Frank Zadik (son).

Zadic, Michael, 1887-1967, lawyer

WORLD WAR ONE MAPS OF ARRAS, WESTERN FRONT

  • MISC43
  • Collection
  • 1918

Four ordnance survey maps, two 1:20,000, one 1:40,000, and one 1:100,000, produced by the Geographical Section, General Staff, War Office, of area south and south-west of Arras, France, including the locations of British trenches, 1918

WILLCOX, Lt Col Walter Temple (1869-1943)

  • WILLCOX
  • Collection
  • 1881-1918

Papers, 1881-1926; notably war diaries of the 3 Hussars during World War One, 1914-1919; private diary of Willcox, 1914; intelligence summaries with translated extracts from German documents, 1917-1918; typescript account of the 3 Hussars at Warneton, Belgium, Oct 1914; typescript account of the action of the 3 Hussars at Liez, France, March 1918 and near Hourges, France, Apr 1918; aerial photographs showing trench network, Beaucamp, France, 1916; copy of a diary by Willcox compiled during the siege of Ladysmith, South Africa, with two popular printed commemorative volumes describing the siege, 1899-1900; diary by Willcox of a visit by him as an observer of German army manoeuvres, Berlin area, with photographs, 1909; letters sent by Willcox to his parents and other relatives, 1881-1900; photographs of India, South Africa during the Boer War, in 1910 and the Western Front during World War One, showing groups of soldiers, equipment, the interiors and exteriors of buildings, including in Pretoria, of military exercises, parades, preparation for possible gas attack and of French chateaux, [1889-1919]; various papers compiled by Willcox during the compilation of his history of the 3 Hussars including operational summaries, biographical information and drawings and photographs, with reviews of Willcox's publications, 1908-1926; watercolours of the French landscape during World War One; manuscript hunting journal including detailed diaries and records of pig-sticking, tiger shooting and other hunts in Africa, Scotland and India, 1894-1932; colour illustrations of soldiers in various antique constumes.

Willcox, Walter Temple, 1869-1943, Lieutenant Colonel

HODGES, Capt Harold Augustus (1886-1918)

  • HODGES
  • Collection
  • 1914-1918

Papers relating to service on the Western Front during World War One, 1915-1918, including maps of Thiepval, Pozieres and Flers areas, 1915-1916; papers relating to service during World War One, including printed leaflets, 1915-1918.

Hodges, Harold Augustus, 1886-1918, Army Captain

YOUNG, Maj Sir Hubert Winthrop (1885-1950)

  • YOUNG, HW
  • Collection
  • 1917-1918

Copies of papers relating to operations in the Hedjaz (Hejaz), Arabia, especially the provision of camels and equipment to Sherif Faisal ibn Hussein's Northern Arab Army, 1917-1918, including typescript note by Lt Col Pierce Charles Joyce, Officer Commanding Northern Hejaz Troops, entitled 'Proposed employment of camels put at the disposal of Sherif Faisal by General Allenby', 22 Jul 1918; typescript memorandum by Young to Sherif Faisal ibn Hussein on the deterioration in condition of British supplied camels, in use by the Arab Army, Aug 1918; typescript memorandum by Young detailing equipment to be supplied to the Arab Army, Aug 1918; typescript narrative by Young entitled '1000 miles on a camel. How I got two guns out of the Sherifian Army' [1918].

Young, Sir Hubert Winthrop, 1885-1950, Knight, Major

KERRICH, Brig Walter Allan Fitzgerald (1890-1982)

  • KERRICH
  • Collection
  • 1914-1918

Scrapbook of his service in France and Belgium, 1914-1917 and Italy, 1917-1918, compiled in 1923 and 1927, including a detailed account of the period Oct 1914-May 1915, notably the first Battle of Ypres, Oct-Nov 1914, written up from letters to his wife, 1914-1915; typescript copies of notes on the operations of 7 Div, Oct-Nov 1914, compiled by the General Staff, 7 Div in [1917-1918]; typescript copies of orders of 231 Field Company, 1916, and 528 Field Company, 1917; account of his service in Italy, 1918, written in 1923; copies of divisional and brigade orders for attack at Ypres, Oct 1917; various maps, 1914-1918; reproductions of photographs, 1918; 'The crossing of the Piave in 1918', article by Kerrich cut from The Royal Engineers Journal , Dec 1927.

Kerrich, Walter Allan Fitzgerald, 1890-1982, Brigadier

BENSON, Lt Col Sir Reginald Lindsay (1889-1968)

  • BENSON, RL
  • Collection
  • 1915-1918

Papers relating to his service in World War One, 1915-1918, principally comprising French and British casualty and strength figures, 1915-1918. Correspondence and associated papers relating to his work with Groupe des Armées du Nord and Grand Quartier Général, France, 1915, 1917-[1919], notably including correspondence between FM Sir Douglas Haig and Generals Robert Georges Nivelle and Henri-Philippe Pétain, 1917-1918. Operational documents, 1917-1918, mainly concerning 5 Army, IX Corps and III and VI French Armies. French Grand Quartier Général official communications, reports and telegrams, 1918, with maps relating to operations in France and Belgium, 1917-1918 and 1939-1940.

Benson, Sir Reginald Lindsay, 1889-1968, Knight, Lieutenant Colonel

HANSEN, Lt Col Harald George (1916-2002)

  • HANSEN
  • Collection
  • [1914-1918]

Papers, maps and publications relating to the military career of Lt Col Harald George Hansen including memoir on his service as Private and Non-commissioned Officer with 4th Btn, Yorkshire Regiment, Western Front, 1914-1918; US military maps of Italy, 1944-1945, papers, publications and photos on the Highland Fieldcraft Training Centre; Ministry of Information publications on World War Two and a Royal Artillery history of World War Two: presentation volume of many essays by RA officers.

Hansen, Harald George, 1916-2002, Lieutenant Colonel

MESOPOTAMIA MAPS, WORLD WAR ONE

  • MISC20
  • Collection
  • 1915-1918

Twelve published maps of Mesopotamia, titled ‘Turkey in Asia’, produced by the Survey of India, 1915-1917, showing an area from Baghdad in the north west to Basra (Basrah) and the border with Iran (Persia) in the south east, scale 1 inch to 4 miles, many areas marked ‘unsurveyed’.   Also two maps produced by ‘the Compilation Section GHQ’, 1918, of the town of Najaf (An-Najaf) scale 6 inches to 1 mile, and of the area around the town of Mosul, scale 1 inch to 4 miles.

STRANG, Gunner Peter (1888-1953)

  • STRANG
  • Collection
  • 1916-1918

Photographs collected by Gunner Peter Strang during tour of India, 1916-1918. Images include portrait photograph of soldier in uniform, possibly Strang; views of the Club, Military Accounts Office and Soldiers Home in Rawalpindi; views of camps, forts and bridges including Camp Subhan Khwar, North West Frontier Province, Peshawar Fort, Gamrood (Jamrud) Fort, Shab Khadar Fort and Attock Bridge; views of Murree town and the Murree Hills including Bagnotar village and camp; views of the Baljee Hills and a group photograph of a unit at Baljee; view of a village destroyed for harbouring snipers; four photographs showing a mill on the Kabul River shelled where a band of Afridi raiders had taken cover, including photograph of one of the men killed; photograph labelled 'at the larder' showing the heads of ten deer lined up outside a building; scenes of village life including ploughing, a barber at work, shoeing cattle, making pots, buffalo loaded with cotton, construction workers sawing beams and making bricks, an ox turning a water wheel, elephants pulling heavy equipment, and a baggage camel convoy; Tibetan methods for disposal of the dead including feeding to dogs and birds, skinning and exposing in remote areas; equipment including a 2.75 inch mountain gun; and Mountain Battery Royal Garrison Artillery mules pictured with their loads, including pioneer mule, wheel and axle mule, ammunition mule, trail mule, carriage mule, cradle mule, breech mule, chase mule, 1 ammunition mule and 2 ammunition mule. Also cutting of pictures from article entitled 'Our "Far-Flung Battle Line": Breaking up Indian Frontier Raids' showing convoys of troops moving through the Shahur Tangi Valley.

Strang, Peter, 1888-1953, Gunner

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