Donald Laird papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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).

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

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