George Wells papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection POW 068
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, photographs, postcards, and printed material

Scope and Content

17 photographs and picture postcards (17 Oct. 1914-1916); Manuscript recollections "My Experiences in Germany" [1918]; 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).

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.

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Joyce Noad (daughter).


In English

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