Size: 0.5 linear feetLiterary rights:
The collection consists of four British World War I diaries, one with an "Officer's Record of Service," which contains a brief biographical-vocational summary re. John Errington Lang, who served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment from October 1914 to March 1916, then with the Machine Gun Corps until February 1918. The War Diary of the 97th Heavy Artillery Group describes its bombardments along the Gaza Strip while enroute to Alexandria with the Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Heavy fighting in Germany and Belgium is portrayed in the Diary of the 41st Brigade, Royalfield Artillery.
Acquisition: Purchased from Sotheby's
Processed by: Avis German, June 1988; JEF, 2-27-1998