Jerico Preston papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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.).

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).

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Jean S. Bond (niece).

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Personal Names