Passport of Helen Channcy Luard (9 Dec. 1915); Manuscript note (n.d.); Humorous postcard (n.d.); Manuscript poem, written to Helen C. Luard by Lieutenant E. B. Brand (n.d.); Photograph of Lieutenant E. B. Brand (n.d.); Press cuttings (27 Nov. 1916, 16 Sep. 1918, n.d.); three photographs of Christabel Luard (sister) (n.d.); Manuscript letter to Christabel Luard (n.d.); Women's Legion release certificate of Christabel Luard (27 Sep. 1919); Letter to Christabel Luard from G. H. Coleman, British Red Cross Society (19 July 1918); Wallet (n.d.); Biographical notes by Johanna Merz (donor) (Jan.-Feb. 1989).
Helen Luard papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection DF 078
- Dates of Creation1915-1989
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, photographs, press cuttings, a postcard, and printed material Includes a wallet and a passport
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Administrative / Biographical History
Helen Channcy Luard (1891-1989) was brought up in the West Indies. She served with the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) as part of a Re-mount team in Rouen in 1916. Her sister, Christabel Luard (1897-1980), was a motor driver with the Women's Legion, 1918-1919.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by Johanna Merz (niece) in Feb 1989. See Research Correspondence File.
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