Edward Falk papers

Scope and Content

Two photographs (n.d.); Typescript recollections (1920); Photostat letter from the Junior Army and Navy Club (n.d.); Photostat obituary, with service career (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Morris Falk (b. 1878 in Bradford) was educated at Bradford Grammar School and Leeds University, later becoming a civil engineer. He served in the Militia Battalion of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry after the Boer War and as Assistant District Commissioner in Nigeria. He was on holiday in Germany at the outbreak of the First World War and was held British Civil Prisoner of War and interned at Ruhleben, 1914-1918. He successfully escaped to Holland and returned to Nigeria for the duration of the War. Later, he served in the Home Guard during the Second World War.

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