Donald Laird papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection MES 059
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1917
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, press cuttings, and printed material (partly photocopy).

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.

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In English.

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