Cyril Williams papers

Scope and Content

German naval button from SMS Emden, found on a beach on the Cocos Islands (n.d.); 25 photographs, including some of the wreck of SMS Emden (1913-1914, 1917, n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Cyril Victor Williams was employed by the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company (Cable & Wireless Ltd) from 1912 and engaged in wireless work in Cornwall and the Cocos Islands during the First World War

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Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

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