Charles Bland papers

Scope and Content

Separation allowance and allotment of pay form (9 Feb. 1917); Letter to Mrs Bland from Captain Borthwick, relating to her missing husband (23 Apr. 1918); five letters, four with envelopes, from C. W. Bland to his wife Grace (15 June 1918, 10 July 1918, 10 Aug. 1918, 15 Aug. 1918, 28 Aug. 1918); Letter to Mrs Bland from the War Office, relating to her missing husband (3 Aug. 1918); Press cutting relating to repatriated Surrey prisoners (n.d.); Protection certificate and certificate of identity (30 Mar. 1919).

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles William Bland (b. 1890), a Private, 1st Battalion, Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, was captured and held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Limburg from Apr. 1918.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs J. Entwistle (niece) per I. D. Joss. See Research Correspondence File.


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