- 1916-1918 / (Creation)
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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.
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.
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Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts.
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Open to all users.
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Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.
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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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Description entered by Wil Williams for The Welsh experience of World War One, 1914-1918 digitization project from data supplied by Bangor University;