C.E. Colbeck papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection MES 024
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1916
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; typescript (photocopy) and photographs with some negatives.

Scope and Content

Bound photocopy of typescript diary, 29 April-30 June 1916 (nd); 28 photographs and four negatives (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

C.E. Colbeck was an officer serving with the Royal Engineers in Mesopotamia in 1916 and held POW (Prisoner of War). He was awarded the MC (Military Cross) and later became a Major.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Chiltern. See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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