20 photographs (Dec 1915-Nov 1918, n.d.); Bound manuscript recollections "Blighty to Baku" ; Map of Northern Persia (n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Nov. 1976).
Harold Beevers collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection DU 01
- Dates of Creation1915-1976
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and a map
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Harold Beevers (1897-?) was born in Halifax, joined the RN (Royal Navy) in ca. 1912 as a Boy Seaman, and qualified as Petty Officer Boy at Shotley. During the First World War, he served on mine sweepers HMS Gentian and Foxglove, and then trained in torpedo work and served on an East Indian Marine Ship, "The Hardinge". He later served with the Caspian Naval Force on board the Venturer.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by Harold Beevers in 1976. See Royal Navy Correspondence File.
Other Finding Aids
Dunsterforce/Caspian Naval Force catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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