Powys County Archives Office
Donation from Mr Neil Anderson
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/X/172
Title: Donation from Mr Neil Anderson
Short title: Jones, David; First World War memoir
Dates of creation: 1914-2005
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 2 items
Name of creator(s): Jones, David; Anderson, Neil
Administrative and biographical history: David Jones was born in Machynlleth. He was called up in 1914, to the 7th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. After training in England, he took part in the Gallipoli landings. He was injured and taken to the military hospital in Alexandria. After light work in the Sunderland shipyards, he joined the Royal Engineers, and spent the rest of the war in France. Mr Anderson is the Great Nephew of David Jones.
Scope and content: A memoir, starting in August 1914, of David Jones' life in the first few months of the First World War. A biography of David Jones, compiled by Neil Anderson, including photocopies of 3 photographs (c.1900-1916).
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Chronological
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copy of the catalogue is available at Powys County Archive Office
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: Passed to David Jones' daughter, who passed it to Mr Neil Anderson.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mr Neil Anderson.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Trainee Archivist at Powys County Archive Office
Rules or conventions: This description follows guidelines provided by UWA Department of Information Studies, based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000.
Date(s) of description: March 2006