Josiah Wedgwood papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

6 volumes of photocopied recollections, reports and correspondence, 1914-1919, with summary notes and additional photocopied letters, 1914-1915 (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Josiah Clement Wedgwood (1872-1943), Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1906-1942, and Lieutenant Commander, RNVR (Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve) and RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service), served on the Western Front, the Dardenelles and East Africa, 1914-1916, before serving on the Mesopotamia Commission in 1916, as Assistant Director, Trench Warfare, in 1917 and in Siberia in 1918. He was awarded the DSO (Distinguished Service Order) and twice mentioned in despatches.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by N. J. Pease (grand-daughter)

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

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

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Related Material

See DF 134: Wedgwood, HB (daughter).