Harold Grimley papers

Scope and Content

Soldiers' service and pay book (14 April 1914); Photograph album (1919-1923); Booklet The Twenty-Third Indian Division (nd); Officer's record of service (25 March 1946); Metal tin of medals, badges and coins (1914-1919, 1939-1945, 1951); Group photograph (?1953-?1958); MBE medal, with certificate and letters (16 December 1943, 16 December 1946, nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold Bridgeman Grimley was born in 1897 at Murree in India. As a Lieutenant, ASC (Army Service Corps), he served in Egypt/Palestine during the First World War, and afterwards in India. He later became a Lieutenant Colonel and was awarded the MBE.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Miss Joan Grimley and Miss Diana Grimley (daughters) per Mrs A. Leslie (niece).


In English.

Other Finding Aids

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

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See WO 049: Burkinshaw, KFM (ne Grimley).