William Mather papers

Scope and Content

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).

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by W.D. Mather.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

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Related Material

Tapes 336 and 320: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in February 1976. See also Book Section for autobiography Muckiedonia.