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).
Marius Gondard papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection FR 17
- Dates of Creation1915-1973
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, press cuttings, and printed material. Includes a card calendar.
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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.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by M. Gondard in August 1973. See French Veterans Correspondence File.
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French catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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