Accounts of the Battle of Mametz Wood collected by A. Colin Hughes

Scope and Content

A collection of correspondence, diary extracts, photographs and other useful material collected by A. C. Hughes while researching his book 'Mametz : Lloyd George's 'Welsh Army' at the Battle of the Somme', first published in 1976. In 1974, Hughes placed advertisements in local papers requesting contact from those with memories of the fighting at Mametz, and received a large number of replies, collected here.

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Shelf 383.

Conditions Governing Use

This archive contains personal data regarding living individuals. This data is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018. Photography of original documents is not permitted. A set of redacted pdf files can be made available on request, upon completion of a Copyright Declaration, confirming your intention to use the images under an exemption for private research and study.