RefNoPhC/497
TitleFirst World War Diary of Marriott Hall, of Sharrow, Sheffield, [1914 - 1919] (photocopy)
DescriptionTitled "Doings in the Army 1914 - 1919" (recte Nov 1917).

Pages 1-106.

Diary covers the author's years in the Eighth Battalion of Yorkshire and Lancashire, 70th Brigade, 23rd Division.

This diary covers the author’s years in the Eighth Battalion of Yorkshire and Lancaster, 70th Brigade, 23rd Division. An employee of Mappin and Webb, he joined up 3 September 1914, and went to training camps in Pontefract, Frersham, Aldershot, Hythe, Bromley. He went to France Aug 27 1915 and served in the trenches at Loos, Armentiere, Albert, the Somme, and Ypres. In Autumn 1917 his battalion was sent to Italy, where they fought against Austrians until the Austrian surrender Nov 3 1917.
Date[1980]
Extent1 item
FormatPhotocopy
AccessStatusOpen
LevelItem
CustodialHistoryThis photocopy was donated to Sheffield Archives by a relative of Marriott Hall in December 1980.
ArchNoteCatalogue retro-converted by Peter Evans, January 2021.
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