Tom Thorp papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

3 photographs, with negatives (1919, n.d.); Protection and identity certificate (Nov. 1919); Certificate of Transfer to Reserve (Dec. 1919); Home Guard identity card (Sep. 1940); Home Guard certificate (ca. 1945); Typescript list of members of Ardsley Company of the Local Defence Volunteer Force (n.d.); 2 badges (n.d.); Name tag (n.d.); German bread ration book (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Tom Baden Thorp (b. 1900), Private, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, was called up in June 1918 and served in occupied Germany after the First World War. He also served with the Home Guard in the Second World War from July 1940 to Dec 1944.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by J. B. Thorp (son).


In English

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