Grimwade, Harold William CMG, CB, Croix de Guerre, MID (Major General, b.1869 - d.1949)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number PR00778
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Diary
Maker Grimwade, Harold William
Place made France
Date made 1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 96/0819
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

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Collection relating to the First World War service of Major General Harold William Grimwade, CMG, CB, Croix de Guerre, MID. Collection consists of an original diary kept by (then) Brigadier General Harold William Grimwade, commanding 3rd Division Artillery during 1918 in France. References include: unit movements, the death of von Richthofen (the Red Baron), preparations for the Battle of Hamel, continual tours of inspection, statistics of German prisoners taken after troop and artillery actions, and descriptions of activities during recreation leave. Original diary is complemented by a typed transcript.