Jean Deffez papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection FR 08
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, photographs, press cuttings, and printed material. Includes 5 hand-drawn maps and 5 watercolour sketches.

Scope and Content

Bound diary (July 1914-March 1915); Additional diary entries (February-April 1915); 9 press cuttings of maps, photographs and illustrations (nd); 5 watercolour sketches (nd); Photograph (nd); 5 manuscript hand-drawn maps (March 1915, nd); Letter to Monsieur Mittelman (June 1937).

Administrative / Biographical History

Jean Deffez was a Canonnier on board the gunboat Gaulois.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by J. Deffez from 1972 to 1975. See French Veterans Correspondence File.


In French.

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