Soldier's Pay Book (11 July 1917); Diary [31 July-2 Oct. 1918]; Portable chess board (n.d.); 8 letters and one postcard to his mother and Eric (11 Aug.-16 Nov. 1918); 2 photographs (n.d.); Loose notes and sketches (1918); Identity certificate (24 Mar. 1919); Demobilization instructions (Jan. 1919); Money order (7 Jan. 1919); Field Service Postcard and Released Prisoners of War Postcard (n.d., 30 Nov 1918); Typescript recollections (24 Jan. 1981).
Allison Wilson papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection POW 069
- Dates of Creation1917-1981
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, postcards, photographs, and printed material Includes a portable chess board
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Administrative / Biographical History
Allison Douglas Wilson (1898-1984) was born in Durham. A Private, 12th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, he was wounded and captured on the Western Front and held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Stendal.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by Miss M. Wilson.
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