Catalogue description Sir Gerard Clauson

This record is held by Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

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Title: Sir Gerard Clauson

Ms diary (88pp), notebooks, field message book and a set of battalion orders covering his training in the United Kingdom as a subaltern in the 6th (Service) Battalion, the Somerset Light Infantry (43rd Brigade, 14th Division), August - September 1914, and the 7th (Service) Battalion, the Somerset Light Infantry (61st Brigade, 20th Division), September 1914 - March 1915; together with correspondence, files of cipher material, reports based on information gained from the interrogation of Turkish POWs and from intercepted messages from both Turkish and German sources, and a large collection of Turkish documents accumulated during his service as an Intelligence Officer at MEF HQ, April 1915 - November 1918.

Date: 1914-1918
Held by: Imperial War Museum Department of Documents, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Clausen, Sir Gerard, 1891-1974, knight

Physical description: 2 Boxes
Physical condition: Original documents
Access conditions:


  • Mesopotamia
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • War prisoners
  • Mesopotamian campaign, 1915-1916
  • Army personnel
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