J.W. Watts papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection AF 13
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; typescript, photographs, press cuttings, and printed material.

Scope and Content

Typescript recollections of Aden, Somaliland and the Western Front; newspaper cuttings (nd); edition of History Today with an article about "The 'Mad' Mullah : hero of Somali Nationalism" by Leo Silberman (1960); 8 sheets of mounted photographs, extracted from a photograph album, of Somaliland [1918-1920].

Administrative / Biographical History

J.W. Watts was a Lieutenant Colonel serving at Guedicourt on the Western Front (1916), Aden (1918) and Somaliland, Africa (1919-1920).

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In English.

Other Finding Aids

Africa (Sudan and Somaliland) catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

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