Heinrich Balters papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection GE 04
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      German English
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript (partly photocopy), and press cuttings.

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous letters and papers (1890-1915); Diary, found in a German dugout in the captured front line on 13 November 1916 by E.F. Wettern, Royal Naval Divisional Engineers (1915); Typescript translation of diary, with photocopies of maps and sketches (nd); Press cuttings, mainly biblical (1916).

Administrative / Biographical History

Heinrich Balters was a German soldier on the front line of the Western Front.

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In German and English.

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Related Material

See GS 1712: Wettern, EF.

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