Alfred Howell papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Army cover for demobilization, transfer or discharge (nd); 9 photographs (1917-1919); 2 manuscript letters and one postcard to his parents (22 July 1919, 27 July 1919, nd); Demobilization certificate (3 February 1920); Booklet "The Soldier's French and Arabic Pocket Guide" (1915); Transfer statement form for arms, equipment, clothing and necessaries (6 February 1919); Instructions to those proceeding home on Furlough (9 November 1919); Army book used as photograph album (nd); Field medical card (24 September-2 October 1918); Signalling certificate (30 September 1917); Receipt for great coat (January 1920); Ship label (nd); Memorandum relating to dental treatment (5 November 1918); Typescript letter from Tom W. (3 April 1919); Pass (14 June 1919); Leave and railway ticket (8 December 1919); Protection and identity certificate (7 January 1920).

Administrative / Biographical History

Alfred Edward Howell, born in 1898, was a Private, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment, and Sapper, Royal Engineers, serving in Egypt/Palestine.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by A.E. Holland. See Research Correspondence File.

Note

In English, but with some Arabic and French.

Other Finding Aids

Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Personal Names