James Landers papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection CO 053
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material

Scope and Content

2 photographs (n.d.); Military Service Act exemption application (17 Feb. 1917); Military Service Act certificate of exemption (5 Sep. 1916); Letter of reference from Francis Bailey (4 Apr. 1918); Letter of reference from J. Morland (4 Apr. 1918); Letter of reference from unknown referee (4 Apr. 1918); Leaflet "An Outline of the Military Service Act" (Feb. 1916); 2 notices of hearings (31 July 1916, 19 Aug. 1916); 2 notices of decision (3 Aug. 1916, 22 Aug. 1916); Charge sheet and summary of evidence (23 Feb. 1918); Manuscript statement (n.d.); Letter from the Central Tribunal (17 Apr. 1918); Discharge certificate (10 June 1919); Letter to his mother informing her that he is now in Wormwood Scrubs (7 Mar. 1918); Letter from Percy Rosewarne (11 Mar. 1919); Memorandum from the Ministry of Labour Employment Department (11 Nov. 1919); Typescript recollections (1979).

Administrative / Biographical History

James Landers (b. 1893 at Salford) served with the Non-Combatant Corps at Kinmell Park, North Wales, and at Ormskirk, Lancashire. Later, as an Absolutist conscientious objector, he was sentenced to two years hard labour and imprisoned at Wormwood Scrubs from 21 Feb. 1918 until 18 June 1919.

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