17 photographs and picture postcards (17 Oct. 1914-1916); Manuscript recollections "My Experiences in Germany" ; Message from George V (1918); Demobilization certificate of W. A. Noad (daughter's father-in-law) (7 Mar. 1919); 2nd Battalion, London Rifle Brigade, reunion dinner menu (17 Nov. 1934).
George Wells papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection POW 068
- Dates of Creation1914-1934
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, photographs, postcards, and printed material
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Wells, a Sergeant, 2nd/4th Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, was captured at St Quentin on the Western Front, 21 Mar. 1918, and held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Cassel and Chemnitz.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Joyce Noad (daughter).
Other Finding Aids
POW catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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