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).
Frank Watson papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection POW 067
- Dates of Creation1916-1919
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, postcards, photographs, and printed material Includes ambulance identity discs and shoulder flash
Scope and Content
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.
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Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by B. W. and F. Watson. See Research Correspondence File.
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POW catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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