John Grimshaw papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection MES 040
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  • Physical Description
      1 box; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material; Includes a map, a race card, a telegraph, a badge, and identification tags.

Scope and Content

Map (12 June 1917); Special orders and communiques (13 November 1915-29 April 1916); Typescript vehicle list (31 January 1919); Illustrated extract from The Graphic (9 June 1917); Pamphlet "Reuter's Telegrams" (4 November 1918); Race card for Basra races (10 November 1917); Group photograph (nd); Demobilization certificate (7 August 1919); Illustrated booklet "With Pen and Ink in Iraq" by Harold Finlinson (1918); 2 booklets "A Soldiers' Guide to Bangalore" and "The Land of the Two Rivers" (1917-1918); Telegraph (22 April 1917); Sports programme (27 December 1918); Photograph album, with captions (1917-1919); Diary, with additional notes (13 April 1915-9 July 1919); Badge and identification tags (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

John Grimshaw, born in 1895, was a Lance Corporal, ASC (Army Service Corps), serving in Mesopotamia.

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In English.

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