Identification certificate (26 Mar. 1919); 6 embroidered postcards (2 Jan. 1918, n.d.); Leaflet advertising Walter Lawrence and his orchestra (n.d.); 1st Battalion, Queen's Westminster Rifles, "B" Company reunion dinner menu (8 Mar. 1920); 1st Battalion, Queen's Westminster Rifles, "C" Company reunion dinner menu (13 Mar. 1920); National Registration card (28 Mar. 1919); POW (Prisoner of War) identification card (1918); Discharge certificate (25 Mar. 1919); Pension certificate (19 Aug. 1919-21 July 1920); War badge certificate (12 May 1919); Hospital cards (25 Mar. 1919); Press cutting relating to Walter Lawrence and his orchestra (20 Mar. 1925); Photograph (n.d.); Medals, wound stripe and identification dog tag (1900-1902, n.d.); Book of musical scores (1918-1919); Typescript recollections with trench plan (n.d.).
Walter Lawrence papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection POW 040
- Dates of Creation1900-1925
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; typescript, postcards, a photograph, and printed material Includes various certificates, medals, a wound stripe, a book of musical scores, and hospital cards
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Administrative / Biographical History
Walter Harold David Lawrence (b. 1898), a Private, 16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles), was captured, Mar. 1918, and held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Solta.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by P. D. Lawrence (son). See Research Correspondence File.
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POW catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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