Wray, Frederick William CBE CMG MID (Senior Chaplain b.1864 - d.1943)

Accession Number PR00247
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 32 ITEMS
Object type Diary
Maker Wray, Frederick William
Date made 1900-1918
Access Open
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
First World War, 1914-1918

Detailed diaries and letters describing experiences in South Africa with 2nd Victorian (Mounted Rifles) Contingent, and during the War of 1914-1918 as chaplain to the 4th Brigade, and later senior chaplain to the AIF. Describes duties with men in front line positions, including recording of casualties, burials, stretcher bearing, applying field dressings, relations with and comments on other army chaplains, spiritual assistance to troops.