John Cummings papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection POW 018
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, postcards, and printed material Includes Camp money

Scope and Content

New Testament, with dedication (12 June 1917); Letter from King George V (1918); Christmas card (1917); Camp money (n.d.); 3 food lists (25 Apr.-18 June 1918); Official army letters to Mrs Cummings relating to illness, wounding, and capture of J. Cummings (12 Feb. 1917, 3 Oct. 1917, 22 April 1918); Letter to Mrs Cummings from the War Prisoners' Fund (n.d.); 2 picture postcards (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

John Cummings, a Private, 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, served on the Western Front. He was captured in 1918 and held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Cassel and Langensalza.

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