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
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection SAL 039
- Dates of Creation1916-1976
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material (partly photocopy).
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
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.
The papers were placed in the Collection by W.D. Mather.
Other Finding Aids
Salonika catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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