H.V. Wheeler papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopied Special Orders of Major General Charles V.F. Townshend, 28 November 1915-11 April 1916 (nd); Map of Mesopotamia (October 1916); Bound, typescript recollections 'War-time Wanderings of the 1st/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment (T.F.), 1914-1919', with bound photocopy (1966); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (July 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

H.V. Wheeler was born at Paddington, London, in 1895. As a Private, 1st/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, he served in Mesopotamia and was held POW (Prisoner of War) after the Siege of Kut-el-Amara.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Related Material

Tapes 446 and 458: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in July 1977.