Tommy Picton

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Material relating to Tommy Picton: letters from Tommy Picton whilst in Spain to his wife (Maud) and daughter (Ivy) [c1937-8], a letter from Will Paynter to Mrs Cox relating to inquires into the death of Tommy Picton (?1940), letters from E M Picton [Tommy Picton's wife] to the Foreign Office, with a reply, relating to Tommy Picton's death and her request for a war widow's pension (1940), copy of the Daily Herald with a leading article Beaten up by Franco Men, and an extract, pp65-6, from Britons in Spain by William Rust (the history of the British Battalion of the XVth International Brigade) (1939).

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Finidng aid encoded by Julie Anderson June 2003.

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