Transcripts of recollections relating to the service and captivity of W. Lonsdale (n.d.)
Memoirs of W. Lonsdale
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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.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by Cyril Curling in 1999.
Other Finding Aids
POW catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm