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Frederick Gordon Mosley - Papers relating to service in Second World War, 1939 - 1942

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Notes relating to the collection (holograph; 3 leaves)

    "This may be of interest". Reminiscences of time spent in service. (holograph; 23 leaves; and typed transcript of 8 leaves)

    Notes on guns. Artillery school (holograph; 1 volume). Includes reminiscences of advance up Italy to Trieste in mid-1945.

    Soldier's Service Book (includes Soldier's Pay-book), issued to F.G. Mosley and covering a period from 4 September 1939 to 22 April 1942.

    Witness statement by Mosley at court martial of Gunner Sweetman. (typescript; 11 leaves)

    Miscellaneous documents; two German banknotes; Menu for Quarry Battery, Christmas 1941; Certificate of Enrolment (Reg. No. 261261), dated 22 August 1940; 1st Heavy Artillery Group card issued to 6611 Gunner F.G. Mosley (annotated on verso); and Armed Services Clothing Ration Card (No. 144427).

  • Other Id

    MS-1989-237 (Reference Number)

    462 (Presto content ID)

    M 471 (DBTextworks system ID)

    89/237 (Registration number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Frederick Gordon Mosley - Papers relating to service in Second World War, 1939 - 1942
  • Primary Maker
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    2 x folders

  • Level of Current Record
  • Public Access Text

    Pictorial Department contains photographs related to this collection.

    See also MS-1692.

  • Subject Notes
    Frederick Gordon Mosley joined the Territorial Forces in May 1939 and was posted to 1st Heavy Group, NZ Coastal Artillery, based at North Head. He later saw service overseas in the Pacific Islands and in Italy.
  • Credit Line
    Donated by Mr Frederick G. [Gordon] Mosley in 1989.
  • Last Update
    28 Jul 2023
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