John Cummings papers

Archive Collection

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

See General Correspondence File.

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Personal Names