Personal recollections of L. Bell-Syer

Scope and Content

Typescript extracts from regimental diary (3 December 1915-29 April 1916); Typescript 'Diary of Journey from Kut to Kastamuni, Asia Minor' (29 April-4 July 1916); Typescript recollections written whilst a POW (Prisoner of War) in Kastamuni (18 July 1916).

Administrative / Biographical History

L. Bell-Syer was a Lieutenant, attached 104th Wellesley's Rifles, serving in Mesopotamia. He was present at the Siege of Kut and held POW (Prisoner of War). He later became a Lieutenant Colonel.

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