4 diaries (24 February 1916-4 February 1919); Photocopied discharge certificate (14 March 1919); 14 photographs (nd); Typescript essay 'The Meaning of a Draft' (1916); Photocopied Gaiety Theatre souvenir programme "Robinson Crusoe" (1917-1918); Typescript recollections 'Life with the British Salonika Forces, 1917-1919' (ca. 1974); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (February 1976).
William Mather papers
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Denton Mather was born in Sheffield in 1896 and educated at Sheffield University. As a Corporal, 8th (Pioneer) Battalion, Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, he served in Salonika and Macedonia from February 1917.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by W.D. Mather.
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Salonika catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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