World War, 1914-1918 - Personal narratives

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Date: 6 Dec 1914-1 Jan, 4, 6 Feb 1917, Mar-Apr 1944, 2000-2004 By: Campbell, Frank, 1885-1944 Ref: MS-Group-1301 Description: The diaries cover the period from 6 Dec 1914 when Campbell arrived in Cairo, Egypt until 1 Jan 1916 when he was stationed in France. He records his experienc...
Date: July-November 2018 From: Camden family: Collection relating to Ernest George Camden and other family members Ref: MS-Papers-12356 Description: A guide written by Mike Camden to the Camden family photographs held in this collection. The typescript document contains scanned old family photographs. Qu...
Date: [19--] By: O'Grady, James, 1888-1956 Ref: MS-Papers-9085 Description: Collection comprises six typewritten reminiscences recording O'Grady's adventures collecting autographs during and after the war throughout Ireland, England,...
Date: 1877 - 1970 From: Henderson, James Herbert, 1918-2005 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1240-4 Description: Letter from Bertholde Collin including World War I memories, dated 25 May 1970; notebook kept by F Gay of Foxton, containing reminiscences of Japanese occupa...
Date: Jun-Jul 1918 By: Graham, Frank Constantine, 1895-1922 Ref: MS-Papers-1928 Description: Private Graham of Wellington describes life on troopship 'Remuera', carrying 38th reinforcements to Europe, through Panama Canal, considerable impressions of...
Date: 1915-1918 By: Gray, Randolph Norman, 1891-1936 Ref: MS-Group-2302 Description: Collection of letter books, letters, transcriptions and a scrapbook from the period July 1915 to August 1918 providing detailed accounts of Gray's experience...
Date: 26 May 1918, 2 April 2005 By: Newman, Oswald, 1890- Ref: MS-Papers-8265 Description: Photocopy of a letter written by Oswald Newman to his mother, dated 26 May 1918, describing the sinking of the `Hurunui' following a torpedo attack in the En...
Date: [1914-1919] By: Nicholls, Walter, active 1914-1919 Ref: MS-Papers-5727 Description: Comprises poems by Nicholls on WWI and includes `Contrasts', `The Big stunt' (2nd Gaza), `If I were king', `The Air fight' (written as seen on October 15th 1...
Date: 1917, 1996 From: Chisholm, Jocelyn Bell, 1928-2010 : Papers By: Mayo, Maurice Hamor, 1894-1974 Ref: MS-Papers-5742 Description: Letter written from St Mary's Hospital, London, by Mayo, to his mother following the sinking of the `Aparima' in a torpedo attack by a German submarine in th...
Date: 25 Jan 1915-28 Mar 1918 By: O'Connor, Michael James, 1892- Ref: Micro-MS-0832 Description: O'Connor describes garrison life in Egypt and the Gallipoli campaign. After being wounded he was sent to a hospital in Malta, later served on the western fro...
Date: 1914-1919 By: Tuck, George Albert (Capt), 1884-1981 Ref: MS-2164-2166 Description: Diary kept from his recruitment into the New Zealand Infantry Brigade 1914 until his return to New Zealand, Apr 1919; Describes action in Egypt, the Dardane...
Date: 14 Mar-22 May 1917 From: Robinson family: Papers relating to World War One and World War Two Ref: MSX-6229 Description: Diary kept by Lehndorf while travelling on SS `Ruapehu' with B company from Wellington to Plymouth; he described the weather and its effect on the voyage, po...
Date: 1914-1915, 1962 By: Comyns, Claude Lellan, 1894-1915 Ref: MS-Papers-1417 Description: Typescript memorial book compiled from Comyn's letters and diaries; details of voyage to Egypt and life there; account of the Battle of Saros; also postcard...
Date: 1915-1917 By: Twisleton, Francis Morphet, 1873-1917 Ref: MS-Papers-1705 Description: Detailed account of service at Gallipoli, 1915, in France, 1917, and in Egypt, 1917. Quantity: 1 folder(s) (4 pieces). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Descrip...
Mayo, Maurice H fl 1917 : Letter to his mother
Date: 26 Nov 1917 By: Mayo, Maurice Hamor, 1894-1974 Ref: MS-Papers-3778 Description: Letter was written from St Mary's Hospital, London, and describes the sinking of the `Aparima', following a torpedo attack by a German submarine in the Engli...
Date: 2000 By: Harray, William, 1887-1947; Harray, Jocelyn Margaret, active 1957-2016; Harray, William Bruce, active 1954-2016 Ref: MS-Papers-12412 Description: Typescript transcription of the World War One diary of William Harray (1887-1947) for the period 29 July 1916 to 16 April 1919, transcribed by William Bruce ...
Date: 1914-1926, 1950 By: Harper family Ref: MS-Papers-1444 Description: Chiefly letters and diaries sent to parents in Christchurch by Captain R P Harper, Lt G Harper and C Harper, mainly from Zeitoun Camp, Egypt and Gallipoli wh...
Date: 1915-1918 By: Clachan, William James, 1892?-1918 Ref: MS-Papers-0503 Description: The papers cover Capt Clachan's service in France including the battle of the Somme, with the Middlesex Regiment (1915-1917); service in Africa with the 1st ...
Date: 1915-1918, [19--] By: Wilson, John, 1890- Ref: MS-Papers-1639 Description: Reminiscences based on the diaries of Wilson, a sergeant with NZ Engineers; he describes the voyage to Middle East, leave in Madras, going to Zeitoun Camp, a...
Date: 28 Jun 1915-1 Jan 1916, 1917-1918 By: Clifton, Ernest Charles, 1893-1975 Ref: MS-0548-0552 Description: Diaries kept by Mr Clifton while serving in Gallipoli with the NZ First Division Field Company, and later in France and Belgium where he was wounded in the l...