Meads, John Hartley (Captain, b.1894 - d.1950)

Accession Number PR03005
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: x 2 cm
Object type Diary, Photograph
Maker Meads, John Hartley
Place made France
Date made 1916-1919
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Diaries written by Captain John Harley Meads while serving with the 18th Battalion during the First World War. Detailed entries describe the front-line infantryman's experiences of patrols and fatigues and his units involvement at the Somme, Passchendaele and Flanders, chiefly 1916-1918. Other items in the collection include a notebook kept by Meads during miliary service in the Second World War and two photographs of him in uniform and civilian clothes.