Basil Foster-Hall papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection SAL 026
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  • Physical Description
      1 box; manuscript, photographs, and printed material (partly photocopy). Includes 12 maps and sketch maps.

Scope and Content

Photograph album (1915-1918); Machine Gun Course Notebook (June-July 1915); Diary (October 1915-December 1917); 2 notebooks of manuscript recollections (1915-1916); 2 autographed dinner menus (13 November 1915, 28 April 1916, 20 July 1917); 4 dinner menus from HMT Transylvania (26-30 October 1915); Reprint of humorous news-sheet "The Wipers Times" (11 November 1935); 12 maps and sketch maps (6 December 1916-17 September 1917, nd); Photocopied New Year's message (December 1918); Photocopied extracts from recollections (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

Basil E. Foster-Hall was a 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd and 4th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, serving in Salonika from December 1915. He later became a Captain.

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Access is unrestricted.


In English.

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Related Material

See AIR 123: Foster-Hall BE. See also GS 0574: Foster-Hall (brother).

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