Ada Clarke papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 028
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  • Physical Description
      1 box (outsize); photographs, typescript, a press cutting, and a postcard; Includes Red Cross brooches and badges, a medallion, a chocolate wrapper, a whist card, and a Christmas card

Scope and Content

3 large group photographs of VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) staff, two at Langstone Towers Relief Hospital, Hampshire, and one unidentified but with copy photograph (Feb. 1919); Red Cross brooches and badges (n.d.); Boxed medallion, presented by Winifrede Marsden, the Matron at Colliton Hospital, Dorchester (n.d.); Typescript letter to members of the British Red Cross Society (July 1916); 3 copy photographs, one of a wing at Langstone Towers Relief Hospital, one of a press cutting relating to Langstone Towers Relief Hospital and one of a letter to members of the British Red Cross Society, July 1916 (n.d.); Cadbury's chocolate wrapper with Christmas greeting to wounded soldiers and sailors (1916); Whist card in aid of Portsmouth Corporation "Our Wounded Heroes Fund" (22 Feb. 1917); British Red Cross Society postcard with invitation (n.d.); 6th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own), Christmas card (1916).

Administrative / Biographical History

Clarke, Ada Marjorie, Nurse, VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment), at Langstone Towers Relief Hospital, Hampshire, during the First World War

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by M. S. Clarke (nephew). See Research Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See GS 0324: Clarke, SW (brother). See also DF 029: Clarke, F (mother). See also DF 030: Clarke, MR. See also DF: General Aspects: Peace and commemoration: Item 3: Poppies.

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