G.H. Allen papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript Special Orders of Major General Charles Townshend, with message from the King (15 December 1915); Typescript of communique to troops by Major General Charles Townshend (20 January 1916); Manuscript of communique to troops by Major General Charles Townshend (29 April 1916); Notebook (1917); Manuscript recollections of G.H. Allen (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

G.H. Allen, born in London in 1893, was a Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Dorset Regiment, attached to the 34th Division Signal Company, serving in Mesopotamia. He was present at the Siege of Kut and held POW (Prisoner of War).

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.