Marius Gondard papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Press cuttings (1915, nd); Miscellaneous papers relating to POW (Prisoner of War) camp (1916-1918, nd); Card calendar (1917); Card of prisoners' chaplain (nd); 9 photographs (April 1918, nd); Panoramic photograph of Belemedik (nd); Manuscript map (nd); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (August 1973).

Administrative / Biographical History

Marius Gondard, a Simple Soldat, 6ime Rgiment, Colonial Mixte, was called up in December 1914, served in the Dardanelles, and was captured by the Turks on the Gallipoli Peninsula, eventually being held POW (Prisoner of War) at Belemedik and working on the Berlin-Baghdad Railway. He later reached the rank of Matre.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by M. Gondard in August 1973. See French Veterans Correspondence File.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Related Material

Tape 180: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in August 1973.