Photograph album (1915-1921); 4 photographs, with negatives (n.d.); Typescript curriculum vitae (n.d.).
Walter Holmes papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection GO 04
- Dates of Creation1915-1921
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; typescript and photographs with negatives
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Walter Leslie Harold Holmes (b. 1898 in London) was educated at Mercer's School, Holborn, St John's College, Oxford, and in France and Germany. As 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, he acted as an interpreter in French and German on the Western Front in 1918 and was appointed Staff Captain to General Deverell, commanding the 3rd Division in Germany, in Jan. 1919 and Staff Captain to General A. A. Kennedy, Military Governor of British Occupied Germany, in Cologne from June 1919. He emigrated to Canada in 1927.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs F. W. M. Drew (daughter).
Other Finding Aids
German catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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