Henry Warren papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

ca. 120 manuscript letters, mainly to his mother but with some to his sister (16 December 1914-9 April 1919); Photograph wallet (19 December 1915); Typescript letter of reference from Walter V. Anderson (9 December 1915); Stripes (nd); Framed photograph (nd); 4 medals (1914-1919, 1939-1945); Photograph album (1915-1918); 9 photographs (May 1916, nd); 3 Christmas cards (5 November 1917, 1918); Small photograph (June 1918); Manuscript diary of Mesopotamia (1915-1918); 6 Field Service postcards to his mother and one to his sister (12 December 1915-5 May 1917); 14 picture postcards, some to his mother (20 December 1915-11 January 1916, nd); Application form for temporary commission (9 December 1915); Commission (11 July 1919); Higher Education Award announcement (1 September 1919); Protection and identity certificate (15 May 1919); Soldier's demobilization account (nd); Demobilization certificate (12 June 1919); Manuscript letter (1 December 1915); Out-of-Work Donation Policy Booklet (7 June 1919); Press cutting (nd); Furlough Pay and Allowances on Demobilization booklet (24 May-6 June 1919); National Health Insurance card (21 May 1919); Manuscript recollections (21 November 1921); Typescript biographical notes and summary of the letters, compiled by William Lawson (1990).

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Robert Warren, born in 1897, was a Private, later Corporal, 2nd/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, serving in India and Mesopotamia. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1919.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by P. Warren (daughter).

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.