Haydn Davies papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection POW 019
  • Dates of Creation
      1917-1954
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, photographs, postcards, telegrams, press cuttings, and printed material Includes an embroidered RAF handkerchief and an RAF cheque

Scope and Content

23 photographs and picture postcards, many signed (1917-1918); Press cutting reporting H. Davies missing (n.d.); Memorandum relating to posting to No. 215 Squadron (1918); RAF (Royal Air Force) cheque for 13 Francs (1 Sep. 1918); Letter from the International Red Cross (14 Oct. 1918); Signed menu for Armistice Dinner at Ingolstadt (12 Nov. 1918); POW (Prisoner of War) postcard (16 Sep. 1918); Censored postcard to parents (Nov. 1918); Postcard to parents (21 Sep. 1918); Message from King George V (1918); 3 telegrams (22 Sep. 1918, 4 Oct. 1918, 15 Oct. 1918, 25 Aug. 1939); Protection Certificate (3 Mar. 1919); Memorandum relating to No. 215 Squadron dinner (30 Aug. 1919); Certificate announcing award (9 Oct. 1919); Leave of Absence pass (24 Feb. 1919); Press cutting from the News Of The World (n.d.); Letter from the Air Ministry requiring H. Davies to relinquish his commission because of age (12 May 1954); Embroidered RAF (Royal Air Force) handkerchief (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Haydn Davies (b. 1898), a 2nd Lieutenant, RAF (Royal Air Force), served as an Observer with No. 215 Squadron on the Western Front. He was held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Ingolstadt. Later he became a Squadron Leader.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs I. Thomas (daughter).

Note

In English

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