|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm.|
Clark, James William
|Place made||Belgium, France, United Kingdom: England|
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition|
Clark, James William (Colonel, b.1877 - d.1958)
Collection relating to the First World War service of Colonel James William Clark, 30 Battalion and 8 Brigade. Collection consists of copies of ten letters written by Clark to Mrs Barr (friends in England). Topics include the taking of Bapaume (March 1917) by his battalion; the prospect of leave; fighting in Belgium (around Passchendaele, Polygon Wood and Broodseinde Ridge) in October 1917; the loss of Christmas parcels for the men; and supply of cigarettes. Clark was awarded the Distinguished Service Order [DSO] in January 1917.