W. M. Charnley papers

Scope and Content

Diary, initially of a holiday but then of internment at Ruhleben (30 July-10 Dec. 1914); three issues of In Ruhleben Camp (11 July 1915, 12 Sep. 1915, Oct. 1915); six photographs (1917, n.d.); Christmas Dinner menu (1942).

Administrative / Biographical History

W. M. Charnley was arrested whilst on holiday in Hamburg and interned at Ruhleben. Later, as Flight Lieutenant, he served in the Second World War.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by P. R. Charnley (son).


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