Guy and Harry Darnell papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection RUH 15-16
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; photographs, postcards, and printed material Includes various tickets and membership cards

Scope and Content

Sixty-two photographs and picture postcards (10 Feb.-14 Nov. 1918, n.d.); Photostat photograph (n.d.); 5 tickets for Canteen Stores, Lavatory, Barber's, Hot Water and Workers Dinner (n.d.); YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) Membership Card of Guy Darnell (Feb. 1916); YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) Amateur School of Boxing Membership Card of Guy Darnell (1916); Article "Ruhleben- The Third Anniversary", reprinted from The Daily Mail (6 Nov. 1917); Pamphlet The Ruhleben Prisoners: Some Recent Parliamentary References (Nov. 1917); Invitation to Harry Darnell from the Burgh of Leith (18 Nov. 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Guy and Harry Darnell, British Civil Prisoners of War, were interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918. Guy Darnell lived in Barracks No. 5 and No. 6.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Hazel Darnell, widow of Harry Darnell, in March 1977. See Ruhleben Correspondence File.


In English

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