Harold Hill papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopied typescript recollections (nd); 2 published photographs 'Westhoek Ridge, as it was in War and as it is today in Peace' (nd); 3 manuscript letters to his family (24 May 1917, 20 January 1918, 21 February 1919); Post Office telegraph (7 June 1918); Typescript extracts from letters, 5 December 1916-1 December 1917 (nd); Press cutting 'A Mesopotamian Dust Storm' (nd); Typed transcripts of journal, 14 February 1918-21 February 1919, written whilst in India (nd); Memorial card for Fred Gibson Hill, killed in action on the Western Front on 28 May 1918 (June 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold H. Hill, born in 1896, was a Private, 1st Battalion, Oxford&Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and MGC (Machine Gun Corps), serving in Mesopotamia, 1916-1918, and in India, 1918-1919.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Enid Hill per Lorna M. Smith. See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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