Date: 1909

Collection Title: Llythyrau o'r Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf, 1909-1966

Author: Jones, David; 1893-1916

Institution: The National Library of Wales

Rights: Unknown

Abstract: Some sixty letters and cards in Welsh, 1914-1916, from Captain David Jones of the 10th Battalion (1st Rhondda) Welch Regiment, killed in the offensive on Mametz Wood in July 1916. Written to his mother in Llanio, Cardiganshire, they include an account of his experiences on active service in France (ff. 1-95). Also included are letters, 1916-1925, relating to the death of David Jones and other related papers, 1909-1966 (ff. 96-176). His printed military hymnbook, 1914 (ff. 177-215), and a copy of E. W. Wilcox, Poems of Hope (London, [?1915]) (ff. 216-311) are inside the back cover.

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