2 Field Message Books (nd); Miscellaneous army papers, including range tables, orders, memoranda, sketch maps, passes, messages and signals (1916-1918, nd); Service record compiled by Peter Liddle (April 1984).
H.C. Purser-Smith papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection SAL 054
- Dates of Creation1916-1984
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box; manuscript, typescript, and printed material. Includes sketch maps and passes.
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Administrative / Biographical History
H.C. Purser-Smith was born in 1896 and educated at Manchester University. As a 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, and 771 Trench Mortar Battery, he served in Salonika and Macedonia from 1915. Later he became a Doctor.
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Other Finding Aids
Salonika catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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