Phyllis Lunn papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 079
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, postcards, a photograph, and printed material Includes a passport, sugar ration stamps, a National Registration card, rationing order and vouchers, a household food card, two Christmas cards, and a shell fragment

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter from James Hall (grandfather) to William Holdsworth Lunn (father) (8 May 1887); Commonplace scrapbook (12 Mar. 1912-22 July 1919); Menu (5 Oct. 1917); French passport allowing William Holdsworth Lunn passage through France to Switzerland to treat sick and wounded POWs (Prisoners of War) (25 Jan. 1916); Certificate of Volunteer Force service of William Holdsworth Lunn (n.d.); Typescript recollections "A Schoolgirl's Experiences of the Bombardment of Scarborough" (n.d.); Postcard (7 Feb. 1918); Sugar ration stamps (n.d.); National Registration card (n.d.); Field Service postcard from "Uncle Joe" (3 July 1916); Rationing order and vouchers (Jan. 1918, n.d.); Household food card (n.d.); RAF (Royal Air Force) Christmas card from E. A. Masterman (1918); Photograph of the Kaiser boarding the ship Hohenzollern (n.d.); Leaflet "A Message from Mars" (n.d.); Kingsnorth Airship Station Christmas card from E. H. Alexander (1918); YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) Rest Hut opening programme (24 Jan. 1917); Royal Defence Corps Christmas card from W. Strang-Watkins (n.d.); Shell fragment from bombardment of Scarborough, Dec. 1915 [Dec. 1915].

Administrative / Biographical History

Phyllis Mary Holdsworth Lunn was a schoolgirl living in Scarborough during the First World War. Later she became a doctor.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tape 626: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Feb. 1981. See also RNMN: General Aspects: Germany (Scapa Flow, submarine surrender). See also Museum Section: RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps) for medical instrument case of J Field Hall.