Francis Mullins papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection SAL 044
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Bulgarian
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, a postcard, press cuttings, and printed material. Includes trench maps, a gift box containing 5 badges, a tobacco pouch, and a banknote.

Scope and Content

Discharge certificate (18 October 1918); Manuscript and typescript recollections 'What it was like to serve, 1914-1918' (April-October 1972); Manuscript poem 'The Pilgrims of the Night' by T.B. Clark, with note (nd, June 1973); 5 photographs (1915, nd); Typescript recollections 'The Pilgrims of the Night' by T.B. Clark (June 1973); Trench maps of Doiran and Couronne (9 July 1917, 1 September 1918); Queen Mary's Gift Box, containing five miscellaneous regimental badges (December 1914, nd); Tobacco pouch (1914); German Five Mark banknote (1914); Memorandum (12 September 1914); Manuscript poem 'The Night of the Stunt on Petit Couronne' (10 February 1917); War Badge certificate (7 November 1918); Bulgarian postcard (nd); Typescript letter from The Salonika Society (8 March 1975); Press cuttings (April-July 1971, April 1975, nd); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (April 1974); 15 letters, mainly to his parents (24 September 1915-7 June 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis T. Mullins was born at Honiton, Devon in 1897. As a Private, 10th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, 26th Division, he served on the Western Front in 1915 and in Salonika from 1916.


Handlist of letters at SAL 044: Mullins, F T.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.


In English, but with a little Bulgarian.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tapes 221 and 232: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in April 1974.