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.
Scope and Content
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.
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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