Archive of Pte W. J. Parkin, Machine Gunner, Durham Light Infrantry

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Complete archive of Pte William J Parkin, 84548, Machine Gunner, Durham Light Infantry deposited by his son, J. W Parkin. Decsribed as: 'Contains personal details of experiences of an 18/19 year old Machine Gunner during 18 months of continuous front line action attached to the Durham Light Infantry when at Arras (2nd Ypres?), the second Somme, and 3rd Ypres, There are also copies of various documents/pc etc. There is also mention of events after being...