Charles Dingle papers

Scope and Content

Manuscript recollections of service on the Western Front on No. 17 Ambulance Train (Mar. 1918); Friends' Ambulance Unit reference form (19 Aug. 1916); Letter from Friends' Ambulance Unit requesting parental consent for C. F. Dingle's service on the hospital ship Glenart Castle (30 Aug. 1916); Manuscript letter to his mother (3 Sep. 1916); 14 photocopied letters to his mother and Harold (14 Oct. 1916-4 Feb. 1919); Photocopied letter of reference from the Reverend John Morris (9 June 1916); Photocopied press cutting "Catechism for Objectors" (n.d.); Photocopied postcards (20 Sep.-14 Nov. 1917); Photocopied manuscript recollections "Reminiscences" (332pp), with photocopied family photographs (1918); Photocopy of transcript of letter written by C. F. Dingle's mother to the Secretary of the Friends' Ambulance Unit (1916); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Sep. 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Frederick Dingle (b. 1897 in Jamaica), a conscientious objector, served with the Friends' Ambulance Unit in Salonika, from Aug. 1916 on the hospital ship Glenart Castle, and on the Western Front from 1918 on No. 17 Ambulance Train.

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Tape 478: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Sep. 1977.