Arthur Forrester papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection SAL 024
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1916-1918
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, photographs, postcards (partly photocopy), and printed material. Includes a railway pass and 2 Christmas cards.

Scope and Content

'Expeditionary Force Canteen' writing pad with manuscript recollections and sketches (nd); Manuscript letter (nd); Published New Year's message from the Bishop of London (December 1918); Catalogue "Weldon's Garments and Hospital Comforts for our Soldiers and Sailors" (nd); Manuscript note (nd); Recruit's railway pass (13 May 1916); 2 photocopied postcards (1916, nd); 22 photographs (4 August 1917-23 June 1918, nd); 24 postcards (5 August 1917-5 January 1918, nd); Field Service Postcard (6 March 1918); 2 Christmas cards (December 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Forrester was a Private, 3rd and 9th Battalions, East Lancashire Regiment, serving in Salonika.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs K. Smith (niece).


In English.

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