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Papers of Captain Stanley Cyril Beresford Mundey Public Deposited

Papers of Captain Stanley Cyril Beresford Mundey

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MSS 3416-3423
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Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
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Date Created
  • start 1912
  • end 1918
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Abstract
  • The Papers of Captain Stanley Cyril Beresford Mundey collection comprises a number of photographs, diaries and correspondence, many of which detail Mundey’s experiences during World War I. Beresford-Mundey served in the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (43rd); he attained the rank of Captain on 10 June 1915; and was “Gazetted from Special Reserve; remained in India in command of Depot 17 November 1914-17 May 1915; attached as observer to Royal Flying Corps, 9 September 1915; present at the battles of Es Sinn and Ctesiphon; besieged in Kut al Almara; despatches; prisoner of war at Yozgad.” See: Neville, J.E.H., History of the 43rd and 52nd (Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire) Light Infantry in the Great War, 1914-1919. Volume 1: The 43rd Light Infantry in Mesoptotamia and North Russia Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1938. p.433. Beresford-Mudeny was a grandson of Myles William Patrick O'Reilly (1825-1880), a soldier who served as Captain in the Louth Rifles in 1854. He was elected MP for Longford from 1862 to 1876, and was a co-founder of the Home Rule League political party (1873-1882). Captain Beresford Mundeydied in Sussex on the 6th of December 1962 (https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/42882/page/131/data.pdf).
Provenance
  • Presented to the Library of Trinity College Dublin by Captain Stanley Cyril Beresford Mundey, 23 July 1954.
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Medium
  • ink
Support
  • paper (fiber product)
Digital Object Id
  • MS3417_003
Source
  • 0119793

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