First World War (1914-1918)
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Transcripts of diaries and letters, photgraphs, telegrams, postcards, cuttings and maps from the First World War.
Letters written to Romilly's father describing his military experiences.
Accounts of the outbreak of the First World War and the conduct of military operations in Africa. With a note by John Holroyd-Doveton concerning Eric Humphrey Holroyd-Doveton.
English translations by D.C. Phillott of letters from Indian Army troops serving in Palestine.
The collection is comprised of 36 letters and telegrams, written between March 1918 and February 1919, to his father in India, describing his experiences as an artillery signalling officer in Flanders, during the last year of the First World War.
"Naval interlude", memoirs of a RNVR midshipman, 1918/9, including photographs of various naval vessels Adam served on
An account of Adam's early life and education, and particularly his service during 1918/9 on HMS "Victory VI", "Excellent", "P20", "Vehement", "Sandfly" and "Venturous", including an account of the surrender of the German Fleet, November 1918, and his demobilisation, January 1919. The memoir ends after his arrival at Queens' College, Cambridge.
Album from HMS Malaya and a recording of Parham's reminiscences.
The collection consists primarily of letters from Ruth Darwin to members of her family but predominantly to her sister (Emma) Nora Darwin, and correspondence and papers arising out of Ruth's work with the British Committee of the French Red Cross in France in 1917-1919.
Churchill Archives Centre holds excerpts from volume one and a complete copy of volume two of the autobiography. Subjects covered include Wimberley's service in the First World War, between the wars and during the Second World War.
Album Amicorum compiled by Sister E. B. Tayloe during the First World War, while serving at the First General Hospital, Cambridge, and at the 16th General Hospital, Le Treport.
The 17 volumes cover both World Wars and comprise letters home from the front, accounts of particular events by individual family members, photographs and postcards as well as newspaper clippings and telegrams. They provide a unique perspective on the war years both from those who fought abroad and those who remained at home in Canterbury.
The papers of John Bickersteth are photocopies of correspondence and reports to Maurice Hankey on Canadian affairs (1932 - 1940).
The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front and the Emergence of Modern Warfare, 1900-18.
"My Story of the Great War 1916-18" is an early collection of memoirs about Woodward's experiences in the Australian army during the First World War.
The papers consist of Daniel's diaries while serving with HMS Orion, 1914-16, and orders and signals on the surrender of the German Fleet in 1918.
Admiral Crooke's papers chiefly consist of a long series of pocket diaries belonging to himself and his wife, and photograph albums which cover most of Crooke's naval career, also including assorted items of memorabilia.
This collection consists of De Robeck's naval, official and personal papers. The naval and official papers include Midshipman's Logs, correspondence and Fleet orders. The personal papers include correspondence and diaries.