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).
Harold Hill papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection MES 046
- Dates of Creation1917-1919
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, a press cutting, and printed material (partly photocopy); Includes a Post Office telegraph and a memorial card.
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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.
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by Enid Hill per Lorna M. Smith. See Research Correspondence File.
Other Finding Aids
Mesopotamia catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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