Grace Walker papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

2 baptism cards (15 Feb. 1899); Ration book (9 Oct. 1918); Memoranda relating to the Defence Medal (29 May 1946); Christmas card from the Mayor and Mayoress of Daventry (1916); Rationing order (1918); British Red Cross certificate of identity (10 Dec. 1915); 3 manuscript letters from the Chief Ordnance Officer relating to medical examination, duties and future employment (6 Dec. 1916, 9 Dec. 1916, 21 Feb. 1919); Autograph list of colleagues (Aug. 1918); Manuscript recollections by Helen G. Walker (sister) (n.d.); Typescript letter from YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) (26 Nov. 1918); Certificate of the Order of the Red Triangle (28 Nov. 1918); Women's Institute membership card (1920); British Red Cross Society letter (July 1919); 8 photographs (n.d.); 2 St John Ambulance Brigade badges (n.d.); ARP (Air Raid Precautions) box, badge and arm band (n.d.); ARP (Air Raid Precautions) badge (n.d.); St John Ambulance Association armband (n.d.); British Red Cross armband (n.d.); Ribbons (n.d.); Defence Medal (1939-1945); Order of the Red Triangle medal [1918]; ARP (Air Raid Precautions) button (n.d.); Northampton St John Ambulance Association War Service Badge (n.d.); Northamptonshire British Red Cross Committee certificate (Oct. 1919).

Administrative / Biographical History

Grace Lamond Walker (1896-1989) was born at Walthamstow. She was the Supervisor, Ordnance Stores, Weedon, Northamptonshire, and was involved in the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) and St John Ambulance Brigade. She served as an ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Warden during the Second World War.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Helen G. Walker (sister). See Research Correspondence File.

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed