Royal Welsh Fusiliers' War Diaries

Scope and Content

This collection consists of war diaries, 1916-1918, of the 14th (Service Battalion), Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The diaries, with some entries written in the hand of Major Wynn Wheldon, give a day-to-day chronicle of the activities of the battalion on the Western Front including reports on operations and actions, particulars of casualties, etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

The 14th (Service Battalion) Royal Welsh Fusiliers served in the First World War, 1914-1918. Sir Wynn Wheldon served with the rank of Major in this battalion; he was later employed in the civil service.


Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Presented to the University of Wales, Bangor by Sir Wynn Wheldon, April 1948.


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, December 2001.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 7059-7060

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.


War diary 1914-1918 of the 14th (Service) Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Aldershot (1919).