Record Number : 103605 of 13452

Title : Liddle collection : further information on the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy section

Description :
Part of the Liddle Collection at Leeds University Library is the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy [RNMN] Section containing over 430 sets of personal papers of men who served in the Navy during the First World War. This webpage provides Information on this collection including background information and details of the scope and content. This includes: diaries; personal letters; scrap books; Admiralty and naval papers; ship's magazines; and concert party programmes. Many of the key areas of naval engagement are represented, especially the bombardment of the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli landings, the Battle of Jutland, the raids on Zeebrugge and Ostend, and the surrender and scuppering of the German High Seas Fleet. Admission times and details about using the special collections are provided elsewhere on the Library's site.

URL : http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/rnintro.htm

Uncontrolled Keywords : Heligoland Bight; Coronel; Falklands; Dogger Bank; WW1; World War One; sailors; seamen; Royal Marines; medals; badges; cap tallies; military affairs; naval forces

Language : eng;

Period : 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 20th Century (1946 - 1999)

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