Allison Wilson papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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).

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Miss M. Wilson.


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Related Material

See Museum Section: German (for two Field Service Caps).