Manuscript recollections and completed questionnaire (nd); Photocopied envelope (nd); Photocopied transcript of letter to Lionel (13 July 1917); Photocopied newspaper article "Nairn Seaman's Experiences as a Prisoner with the Turks" (nd); Photocopied report "The Siege of Kut-al Amara" (nd).
Donald Laird papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Donald Main Laird was born at Nairn, Scotland in 1894. In the RNR (Royal Naval Reserve) he served in Mesopotamia, and was held POW (Prisoner of War) after the Siege of Kut.
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Other Finding Aids
Mesopotamia catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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