Edwin Yates papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Application for temporary commission (7 Dec. 1914); 2 copy photographs (n.d.); 28 typescript and manuscript letters, mainly relating to the recruitment of men who would not usually be accepted for military service because of their age or height (29 Aug.-22 Dec. 1914); Order under the Military Service Act, 1918, with tribunal form (1918); War Pensions and Statutory Committee regulations and instructions (8 June 1916); Shorthand note and sketch (1915); List of names, addresses and occupations (n.d.); ca. 40 postcards and manuscript letters from men who would not usually be accepted for military service because of their age or height (8 Sep.-25 Nov. 1914, n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Edwin Yates (b. 1871) was Secretary, National United Service Club, and a solicitor at Lloyds Bank Chambers, Darwen, Lancashire, specialising in enlistment to Bantam units during the First World War.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by G. E. Yates (grand-daughter) in September 1997

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Personal Names