|Collection type||Private Record|
Armitage, James Ramsay
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM371 94/0608|
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Armitage, James Ramsay (Lieutenant, b.1899 - d.1999)
Typed copy of a memoir by Gunner (later Lieutenant) James Ramsay Armitage recording enlistment and training and active service in France. Details the work of a gun crew and care of horse and wagon lines, casualties, living in dug-outs, and role of an Artillery Battery in the open warfare after the August 1918 offensive. Many entries describe the confusion and devastation during the final months of the war.