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WW1 resources

As part of the World War 1 project we are compiling resources to help you undertake your own research into aspects of the First World War. The following items are currently available:

WW1 items held in East Riding Museums Service collections (pdf 312km opens in new window)

WW1 material in East Riding libraries (pdf 40kb opens in new window)

There are also websites that particularly aim to facilitate military research. Links to some of these are given below.

Resources for military families

Billiongraves

Military Indexes

Listed below, and available for download, are items relating to the East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry and East Yorkshire Regiment. Please note that these documents are provided for personal interest/research only and should not be reproduced without prior permission. Please contact the Museums Registrar using the details on the contact us page if you need to reproduce the documents in any way.

Transcript of the diary of Private George Lancaster, 1/1st East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry, Egypt/Palestine, 1917 (pdf 306kb opens in new window)

Memoirs of Leonard May of the 1/1st East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry (pdf 3.5Mb opens in new window)

Letters from Leonard May of the 1/1st East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry 1915-1917 (pdf 1.2Mb opens in new window)

Transcript of the diary of Private Charles A Johnson of the 1/4th East Yorkshire Regiment (pdf 460kb opens in new window)

Transcript of the diary of Lt Robert Stephenson of the East Riding Yeomanry, 1917. (pdf 736kb opens in new window)

Memoirs of Lt Frank Wood of the East Riding Yeomanry from 1969 telling the story of the Yeomanry. (pdf 92kb opens in new window)

Memoirs of Lt Frank Wood of the East Riding Yeomanry. (pdf 243kb opens in new window)

Notes from lantern slide lecture by Sergeant Harold Lyon of the East Riding Yeomanry (pdf 240kb opens in new window)

Resignation letter of Lt Norman Crichton of the East Riding Yeomanry (pdf 148kb opens in new window)