J.D. Crowdy Collection

Scope and Content

Four letter-books written for his wife amounting to a diary of the Mesopotamia campaign from Basra, January 1916 to Bombay, December 1918 with maps relating to same campaign.

Administrative / Biographical History

Maj. J.D. Crowdy (d.1920)

Regular Indian Army Officer, 5th Ghurkha Rifles F.F. Military service, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, 1916-1918 in the Mesopotamia campaign as a staff officer. Killed in action on the North West Frontier in 1920.

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Archivist's Note

Fonds level description created by Clare Brown 19 Aug1998 and revised by Debbie Usher 14 Aug 2009

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