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Download e-book for kindle: Up to Mametz and Beyond by Llewelyn Wyn Griffith

By Llewelyn Wyn Griffith

ISBN-10: 1526700557

ISBN-13: 9781526700551

ISBN-10: 1848843534

ISBN-13: 9781848843530

Llewelyn Wyn Griffith’s as much as Mametz, released in 1931, is now firmly proven as one of many most interesting money owed of soldiering at the Western entrance. It tells the tale of the construction of a well-known Welsh wartime battalion (The Royal Welch Fusiliers), its education, its apprenticeship within the trenches, via to its ordeal of Mametz wooden at the Somme as a part of 38 department. yet there it stopped.

General Jonathon Riley has chanced on Wyn Griffith’s unpublished diaries and letters which choose up the place as much as Mametz left off via to the tip of the battle.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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