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.
Royal Welsh Fusiliers' War Diaries
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS RWF
- Dates of Creation1916-1918
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 items
Scope and Content
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
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).