Frank Watson papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

2nd/1st London Field Ambulance shoulder flash (n.d.); Identity discs (n.d.); POW (Prisoner of War) camp coin (1916); 13 photographs (Feb. 1917, n.d.); Parchim camp pass (n.d.); 5 postcards and two letters to his mother and one postcard to his father (28 Apr. 1918, 9 Oct. 1918); Fragment of envelope (1918); 2 Parchim camp identity forms (1918); Letter from George V (1918); Red Cross postcard (4 Oct. 1918); Manuscript note (8 Nov. 1918); Leaflet relating to Bronze Stars (n.d.); Soldier's Demobilization Account (3 Mar. 1919).

Administrative / Biographical History

Frank William Watson (b 1895), a Private, 2nd/1st London Field Ambulance, RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps), served on the Western Front and was held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Parchim.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by B. W. and F. Watson. See Research Correspondence File.


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