D.A. Simmons papers

Scope and Content

Photocopied recollections 'Story of My Experiences in the Early Stages of the Campaign in Mesopotamia', April 1919 (nd); Photocopied book 'The Sufferings of the Kut Garrison during their March into Turkey as Prisoners of War, 1916-1917 (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

D.A. Simmons was a 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Dorset Regiment, serving in Mesopotamia. He was held POW (Prisoner of War) after the Siege of Kut-el-Amara.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The photocopies were made available to the Collection by Dorset Military Museum on representation by the son of D.A. Simmons.


In English.

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