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First World War, 1910 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND D.110-D.133

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This section principally consists of the contents of Bagnold's large map cabinet and includes maps relating to his First World War service in France and Belgium, his explorations in North Africa and the Middle East (the 1932 expedition in particular) and the LRDG.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1916

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Biographical / Historical

Bagnold was posted to the 83rd Field Company, Royal Engineers in July 1915. The unit was posted to the Ypres salient in the autumn of 1915 and to the Somme in July 1916. At the end of 1916 Bagnold joined the signals branch of the Royal Engineers. In spring 1917 he was posted to the 19th Corps Signals in Ypres, where he spent the rest of the war.

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Finding aid date

2016-03-30 09:46:46+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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