Memoirs in diary form of Joseph Whitham
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|Title||Memoirs in diary form of Joseph Whitham|
|Notes||Chronicles of his life as a soldier in His Majesty's Forces during the Great War.|
Enlisted: September 1914
Demobilised: June 1919
Period September 1914 to September 1916 with 2/1st Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry, No. 4 Troop, C Squadron. Regimental No. 3648.
and during those two years quartered at Regimental Depot in Manchester, also Southport; Kendal, Jillicoulby Ladybank nr Cupar.
Period September 1916 to June 1919 with 2nd 8th Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. On active service in Macedonia, finishing at Batumn, a Russian fort on the Black Sea.
Regimental number 25763. D Company, Transport Section.
Composed after his return to Enland with the aid of letters sent home during the war. 274 pp. Details of home service to pg. 43, account takes the form of a diary from pg. 32.
|Item Date||September 1914 - June 1919|
|Creation place||North Lancashire, Balkans|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Richard Marshall (Oxford Central Library Submission Day 10th March 2008)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Gordon H. Whitham|