Fonds GB 0222 BMSS RWF - Royal Welsh Fusiliers' War Diaries,

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Royal Welsh Fusiliers' War Diaries,


  • 1916-1918 / (Creation)

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2 items.

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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.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the University of Wales, Bangor by Sir Wynn Wheldon; April 1948

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Scope and content

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.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: digitized. Action identifier: cymruww1. Date: 2013. Authorization: The Welsh experience of World War One, 1914-1918.


System of arrangement

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

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Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

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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.

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Bangor University

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Dates of creation revision deletion

June 2013.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description entered by Wil Williams for The Welsh experience of World War One, 1914-1918 digitization project from data supplied by Bangor University;

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