Memoirs of W. Lonsdale

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Transcripts of recollections relating to the service and captivity of W. Lonsdale (n.d.)

Administrative / Biographical History

W. Lonsdale, a Private, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment, served on the Western Front. He was captured at Mons, 1914, and held as a POW (Prisoner of War). He had a death sentence for striking a guard commuted to fifteen years imprisonment.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Cyril Curling in 1999.

Note

In English

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