Various diary entries, orders, Army correspondence (includes Merrylees’ correspondence with the adjutant, Captain Colin Dunean, The Queen’s Regiment). From 1914-1916 the diary exists in typescript form only. From January 1917 to November 1917 his diary exists in manuscript and typescript form. Diary entries from March to June 1918 are handwritten on loose sheets. The date that the typescript was created is not known.
Orders, Certificates, Commission
Commission of J.I. Merrylees dated 3rd June 1915.
National Ministry of Defence certificate
Various papers including Line Clearance certificate
Bundle of orders dated 26/9/18 issued by the adjutant, The Queen’s Regiment
2 Maps of Belgium showing British and German trenches.
Map of Namur.
2 Maps of Belgium and part of France.
Map of Mugheir showing enemy line.
Map of Tournai, Belgium.
Map of North West Europe.
Maps of Gaza.
Map of Brussels.
Map of Wytschaete showing British and German trenches
Book and 2 Maps.
6 small brass buttons
4 large brass buttons
2 large Regimental badges - Middlesex Regiment
6 small brass badges
English and New Zealand stamps, and entertainment programmes, one from India in 1919
Food and travel tickets
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