Georges L'Homme papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection FR 42
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English French
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, a photograph, and printed material (all photocopy).

Scope and Content

Photocopied manuscript; Photocopied letters, with typescript translations, of letters from Georges L'Homme to his pen-pal Elaine Archer, 10 February 1916-22 July 1919 (nd); Photocopied photograph (nd); Photocopied papers relating to La Famille du Soldat, by which French soldiers were put in touch with pen-pals (nd); Copy of letter with biographical details relating to G. L'Homme and E. Archer, from James Tolson to Annette Becker (26 April 1999).

Administrative / Biographical History

Georges L'Homme, born at Lille in 1888, was a Sergeant in the 15th Regiment, French Artillery, 22nd Battery, serving on the Western Front. He was awarded the Mdaille Militaire and the Croix de Guerre. His pen-pal was Elaine Archer who was a Secretary in the War Office, 1915-1917, but spent the rest of the War in Switzerland because of poor health.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by James Tolson in April 1999.


In French and English.

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