Harold Ball collection

Scope and Content

Christmas card from his brother, Alec Ball, to his father (1915); 2 photographs of his brother, Alec Ball (29 July 1917); Photograph album of North Russia (May-Oct. 1919); Letter to Peter Liddle (8 Jan. 1980); Typed transcript of recorded interview (Dec 1979).

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold C. J. Ball, 2nd Lieutenant, 46th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, served in North Russia in 1919 with the Sadleir-Jackson Brigade. Previously, he had served with the Dorset Regiment on the Western Front. Later, he became a doctor and anaesthetist.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by H. C. J. Ball.


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Related Material

Tape 595: interview recorded by H. C. J. Ball in Dec. 1979. See also Museum Section: BE31 for his haversack, and Museum Section: EW19 for his bayonet and scabbard.