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

Unit Artillery
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
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

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.