Geoffrey Heawood papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Typescript recollections, 1914-1918 (nd); Photocopied extract from the "Regimental Chronicle" (nd); 2 typescript letters to Peter Liddle (7 July 1976, 19 July 1976); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (October 1976).

Administrative / Biographical History

Geoffrey L. Heawood was born in Durham in 1893 and educated at Blundells and Oxford. As a 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, he served in India and Mesopotamia, and was held POW (Prisoner of War) after the Siege of Kut. He later became a Major.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by G.L. Heawood. See Mesopotamia Correspondence File.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Related Material

Tapes 392 and 405: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in October 1976.