John Metcalfe papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection SAL 042
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, postcards, a press cutting, and printed material. Includes a voucher book, a receipt, a cartoon sketch, a leave docket, and a leather wallet.

Scope and Content

Typescript poem, probably written by Thomas Taylor Fawcett (nd); Demobilization certificate (24 October 1919); Memorandum (14 October 1919, 10 November 1919); Protection and identity certificate (26 September 1919); Voucher book (nd); Receipt (2 October 1919); Statement of accounts (2 March 1916-23 October 1919); Certificate of war employment (nd); 23 photographs (nd); Cartoon sketch nd; Notice of the Duke of Connaught's Soldiers' and Sailors' Home (nd); 2 postcards (nd); Press cutting (nd); 5 manuscript letters and one typescript letter (3 June 1910, 1 July 1919, 12 August 1919); manuscript orders of the day (17 September 1918); Manuscript notes (nd); Typescript address (19 September 1919); Soldier's demobilization account (October 1919); Out-of-work donation policy certificate (October 1919); Leave docket (2 July 1919); Leather wallet (nd); New Testament, presented by Kit (26 February 1916).

Administrative / Biographical History

John Arnold Metcalfe, born in 1894, was a Driver, RFA (Royal Field Artillery), serving from January 1916 to February 1919.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Miss M. Metcalfe (daughter). See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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