John Featherstone papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 052
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; postcards and printed material Includes a Union flag, Khaki armband, Christmas cards, National Registration card, and Army Reserve card

Scope and Content

Small Union flag (n.d.); Drill and Field Training Book (1914); Khaki armband, with instructions form, and shoulder lapel (n.d.); 4th Corps Christmas card (1918); National Registration card (n.d.); Certificate of Exemption (13 Mar. 1916); Army Reserve card (11 Dec. 1915); 2 silk postcards (n.d.); RND (Royal Naval Division) Christmas card (1917); Postcard from Fred Featherstone (brother), Hood Battalion, RND (Royal Naval Division) held POW (Prisoner of War) in Germany, to his wife (1 Sep. 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

John George Featherstone was a boiler minder (reserved occupation) at Mansfield Colliery during the First World War

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection via Mary Bradbury (neighbour). See Research Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available