William Davies papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Officer's record of services book (8 June 1919); Imperial Camel Corps Christmas card (December 1918); Imperial Camel Corps sports programme (23-24 December 1918); Imperial Camel Corps Old Comrades' Association (No. 10 Company) Christmas card from 'Rory' (Laurence Moore) (nd); 2 Imperial Camel Corps Old Comrades' Association (No. 10 Company) reunion dinner menus, autographed (13 June 1967, nd); 4 Imperial Camel Corps Old Comrades' Association (No. 10 Company) reunion luncheon menus, two autographed (7 Oct 1970, 14 June 1972); 3 Imperial Camel Corps Old Comrades' Association (No. 10 Company) name badges (nd); Manuscript letter from 'Rory' (Laurence Moore), written on Imperial Camel Corps Old Comrades' Association (No. 10 Company) paper (30 November 1970); Press cuttings (23 July 1921, 14 June 1967, nd); Typescript letter from the Imperial War Museum, London (11 December 1970); 22 Imperial Camel Corps Old Comrades' Association newsletters, "Barrack", Nos. 2-11, 13-22 and 24-25 (May 1967-December 1973); Shropshire Yeomanry record of service, 1914-1919 (29 November 1919); 2 letters to Peter Liddle (19 December 1986, 14 October 1987); Letter from the War Office regarding commission (16 December 1920); Commission certificate (28 January 1918); 9 typescript letters from the Imperial Camel Corps Old Comrades' Association (No. 10 Company) (20 May 1967-10 October 1970); Manuscript notes (ca. 1969); Manuscript letter from Joe Lyall (27 December 1967); 2 manuscript letters from Geoffrey Inchbold (14 October 1970, 5 January 1971); Manuscript letter from Arthur Milward (21 December 1969); Photograph, with enlarged copy and related correspondence with the Imperial War Museum, London (nd, 2 December 1970-7 December 1971); Imperial Camel Corps Old Comrades' Association (No. 10 Company) accounts sheet (October 1970); 29 picture postcards (nd); 178 photographs (1916-1918, nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

William Thomas Davies, born in 1891, was a 2nd Lieutenant, later Lieutenant, in the Shropshire Yeomanry from February 1910 to March 1917, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, March-December 1917, and Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, attached to the Imperial Camel Corps, No. 10 Company, from December 1917, and served in Egypt/Palestine. He was awarded the MC (Military Cross) on 10 September 1918 for the assault on Mudawara.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Miss E.A. Davies (daughter).

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Related Material

See EP 051: Moore, L.

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