Arthur Forrester papers

Archive Collection

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

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


In English.

Other Finding Aids

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