Alfred Howell papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection EP 036
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Arabic French
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, postcard, and printed material. Includes a receipt, a ship label, and a leave and railway ticket.

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.


In English, but with some Arabic and French.

Other Finding Aids

Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Personal Names