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Hanmer, Robert Hugh, 1895-1971 (Lieutenant, Royal Welch Fusiliers and Group Captain Royal Air Force)



  • Existence: 1895 - 1971

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Journal, 17 Nov. 1915-13 Mar. 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/4
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook and mainly comprises diary entries.Significant entries include: /5r. descriptions of the journey to France and to base camp at Etaples; /5v. the march to Festubert; Robert Graves /6r and his poetry /7r; / 7r-8r. the march to Bourecq, with descriptions of his fellow soldiers; /8r. his wish for 'a genuine taste of the horrors'; descriptions of Bourecq /9r, Montagne /9v and the Somme Valley /13v; /17v. a brigade field day between Lincheux and Fricourt;...
Dates: 17 Nov. 1915-13 Mar. 1916
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook and its enclosures have been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library. The original items are currently unavailable for consultation due to their poor physical condition.