By Llewelyn Wyn Griffith
General Jonathon Riley has chanced on Wyn Griffith’s unpublished diaries and letters which choose up the place as much as Mametz left off via to the tip of the battle. With cautious enhancing and annotation, the occasions of those lacking years at the moment are on hand along the unique paintings. They inform of an officer’s lifestyles at the derided employees and supply attention-grabbing glimpses of senior officials, a few who allure excessive compliment and others who the writer evidently despised. the result's a captivating whole learn and a big addition to the bibliography of the period.
Llewelyn Wyn Griffiths was once born right into a Welsh talking family members in Llandrillo yn Rhos, North Wales. He joined the Civil provider as a Tax Surveyor. elderly 24 at the outbreak of warfare, he used to be accredited for a fee within the fifteenth (1st London Welsh) Battalion of the Royal Welch Fusiliers and served within the Battalion or at the employees for the remainder of the conflict. Returning to the Inland profit he used to be accountable for the pay-As-You-Earn tax procedure, retiring in 1952. He crammed many exotic appointments, reminiscent of the humanities Council, and used to be a typical broadcaster. provided an Honorary DLitt through the collage of Wales, he used to be holder of the CBE, OBE, Croix de Guerre and an MID. He died in 1977.
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Up to Mametz and Beyond by Llewelyn Wyn Griffith