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).
Henry Warren papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection MES 107
- Dates of Creation1914-1990
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, postcards, a press cutting, and printed material. Includes stripes, 4 medals, and 3 Christmas cards.
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Scope and Content
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.
The papers were placed in the Collection by P. Warren (daughter).
Other Finding Aids
Mesopotamia catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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