|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1|
Grimwade, Harold William
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition|
Grimwade, Harold William CMG, CB, Croix de Guerre, MID (Major General, b.1869 - d.1949)
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.