George Nairne papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection SAL 046
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, postcards, press cuttings, and printed material. Includes numerous badges and medals.

Scope and Content

14 postcards, including three bas-relief cards of Kitchener, Jellicoe and French (August 1914-August 1918); Langensalza POW (Prisoner of War) camp theatre programme (30 August 1917); Manuscript visitors' comment book for Besch Chinar Camp, Salonika (1918-1919); ca. 50 press cuttings (6 February 1913-1 November 1916, nd); Home Office pamphlet 'Anti-Gas Protection of Babies and Young Children' (1939); Booklet "Two Hundred War-Time Recipes" (1941); 45 miscellaneous First and Second World War cloth badges and insignia (nd); ca. 10 badges and medals (1897-1919, nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

George Herbert Nairne was a Private, 2nd/9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, serving in Salonika.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by F. Beardsell.


In English.

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