Manuscript statement of circumstances leading to his capture (27 Jan. 1919); 2 letters from the War Office relating to the statement of circumstances leading to his capture (23 Jan. 1919, 5 June 1919); Protection Certificate (8 Jan. 1920); 2 letters from the War Office relating to demobilization (28 Jan. 1920, 30 Sep. 1921); Portrait photograph (n.d.); Typescript copy of an oath taken from a Sinn Fein prisoner (n.d.).
Jerico Preston papers
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Administrative / Biographical History
Jerico Thomas Preston, a Captain, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, served on the Western Front. He was captured on 27 May 1918 and held as a POW (Prisoner of War).
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The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Jean S. Bond (niece).
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POW catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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