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A Royal Flying Corps Trainee (Part 1): Bryant, A
This collection of letters from Arthur Bryant to his parents describes his experiences as a Royal Flying Corps trainee in Shoreham in Sussex in January 1918. Bryant describes visits to the theatre, amateur dramatics and other examples of daily life in the midst of war, along with frequent complaints…
A Royal Flying Corps Trainee (Part 2): Bryant, A
This second selection of letters from Arthur Bryant to his parents provides further insight into the life of a Royal Flying Corps trainee in 1918. The letters include descriptions of visits to the theatre, life in Sussex and during training in Norfolk and Bryant's lament at the death of close friends.
Adventures Of A Naval Surgeon (Part 1): Alderson, B
This first selection of items from the scrapbook of British naval surgeon Basil Alderson describes his life on board various ships in British waters and the Mediterranean in the early months of 1938. Items include a Sea Scouts' theatre programme and photographs of Malta, scouts and of officers and individual…
Isacke Diaries, 1897 (Part 1): Isacke, H
This first selection of diary entries from January 1897 was compiled by Hubert Isacke (1872-1943). Isacke was an army officer who served on the North West Frontier of British India, 1897-1898. Following service in the Second Boer War, Isacke served as a staff officer and Director of Staff Duties and…
Isacke Diaries, 1897 (Part 2): Isacke, H
This second selection of diary entries from February and March 1897 was compiled by Hubert Isacke (1872-1943). Isacke was an army officer who served on the North West Frontier of British India, 1897-1898. Following service in the Second Boer War, Isacke served as a staff officer and Director of Staff…
Isacke Diaries, 1897 (Part 5): Isacke, H
This final part of the 1897 Isacke diary covers the period 1 August until 31 December. It describes Hubert Isacke's involvement in the Malakand Field Force Expedition of July-August 1897 and also describes a long period of illness or injury and hospitalisation in India. The long voyage home includes…
Ismay Papers (Part 4): Ismay, H
Note by ECG, Staff College Quetta, Training lecture 3 and 4 on preparation and conduct of strategical, tactical and administrative exercises with bibliography, annotated by Ismay. With notes by Ismay on lecture. October 1922.
Letters From India: Brooke, A F
A selection of correspondence from Alan Brooke to his mother, Alice Brooke, covering his service in India with the Royal Horse Artillery, Jan 1913 - Jan 1914.
Nigeria Diary: Dimoline, W A
Extracts from the manuscript personal diary relating to William Alfred Dimoline's service in Nigeria, Jan-Jun 1924, including details of the birth of his first daughter, with telegrams, advertisements and some photographs including regimental groups.
Shooting Trip In Nyasaland At Christmas: Archer, J
Manuscript description of shooting trip in Nyasaland (Malawi) by Captain John Archer.
The Birth Of The Tank (Part 2): Fuller, J F C
This selection represents the second part of Fuller 1/1, a bound volume of correspondence, reports, memoranda, maps and plans, mostly relating to the early development, testing, training and tactics associated with the introduction of the tank in World War One. John Frederick Charles Fuller (1878-1966)…
The Birth Of The Tank (Part 4): Fuller, J F C
This selection is the fourth part of Fuller 1/1 - a mainly typescript bound volume of reports, memoranda, notes, correspondence, sketches, plans and illustrations relating to the early history of the tank during World War One. John Frederick Charles Fuller (1878-1966) - later raised to the rank of Major…