File D11/8. - Welsh Army Corps and the Royal Welch Fusiliers,

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Welsh Army Corps and the Royal Welch Fusiliers,


  • 1916-1937. (Creation)

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The Welsh Army Corps was formed in 1914. It was responsible for its own recruitment, billeting, supplies and training, overseen by a National Executive Committee. The Corps was disbanded in 1925. Owen William Owen was secretary to the National Executive Committee, and he prepared a final report on the history of the Corps, on their behalf, in 1921. He later worked in the Ministry of Labour (Wales), retiring in 1928. He had previously undertaken gold prospecting in South Africa in the 1890s.


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Papers, 1916-17, relating to the Welsh Army Corps and the National Fund for Welsh Troops, and papers relating to a Reunion of the 14th Royal Welch Fusiliers at Llandinam, 30 July-4 August 1937.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library. = Disgwylir i ddarllenwyr sydd am ddefnyddio papurau modern yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru gydymffurfio รข Deddf Gwarchod Data 1998 yng nghyd-destun unrhyw brosesu ganddynt o ddata personol a gasglwyd o gofnodion modern sydd ar gadw yn y Llyfrgell. Nodir y manylion yn yr wybodaeth a roddir wrth wneud cais am Docyn Darllen.

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Preferred citation: D11/8.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: D11/8 (Box 130)