Bamford, James

Accession Number MSS0844
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 volume
Object type Manuscript
Maker Bamford, James
Date made 1916-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/007/016
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

"One of Fifty Nine Thousand" narrative history of the life of Private Robert Bamford. It was written in the first person from the letters and recollections of friends by his nephew James Bamford. Covers the enlistment, training, leave and the 19th Battalion's period in the Somme from February to May (Robert's death) 1917.