Privately published book Mathematical Psychology of War, by Lewis F. Richardson (25 Feb. 1919); Book The Friends' Ambulance Unit, 1914-1919 (n.d.); Certificate of service with the Friends' Ambulance Unit (n.d.); British Red Cross Society certificate (n.d.); St. John Ambulance certificate (July 1915); Set of printed convoy sketches by A. N. Cotterell (1916-1918); Book of verse and cartoons The Little Grey Book (n.d.); Book Section Sanitaire Anglaise No. 13, 1915-1919 (ca. 1919); Loose pages of photograph album, mainly relating to Ambulance No. 16 Train (n.d.); 3 medals, contained in emergency dressings tin (1914-1919); 6 photographs (n.d.); Box of miscellaneous badges and spent bullets (n.d.); 3 No. 16 Ambulance Train Christmas cards (1915, 1917, 1918); Passport (9 Aug. 1915); Travel diary (1915-1916); Friends' Ambulance Unit Association Magazine, No. 1 (Dec. 1919); Easter dinner menu (Apr. 1918); Printed address list of members of Section Sanitaire Anglaise No. 13 (n.d.); 7 photographs (May-Aug. 1915); Booklet with manuscript notes "Adult School Tour to Germany" (24 May-1 June 1912); Letter from R. C. Moore (9 Nov. 1915); Discharge certificate (25 Jan. 1919); French certificate allowing service with the French Army (24 Jan. 1919); 9 envelopes (1915-1916); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (June 1978).
Edgar Ellis papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection CO 028
- Dates of Creation1912-1978
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material Includes 3 medals and a box of badges and spent bullets
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Edgar Whittaker Ellis (b. 1895 at Ossett, West Yorkshire) was educated at Ackworth School, Yorkshire. With the Friends' Ambulance Unit he served from July 1915 to Jan. 1919 at Dunkirk, with No. 16 Ambulance Train, and with Section Sanitaire Anglaise No. 13.
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