Thomas John Walters, 11th Glamorgan Battalion Home Guard, Papers

Scope and Content

Photograph of Mr Walters; Home Guard Gas Training Manual

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas John Walters was born 2 August 1898 in Kentisbury, Devon. He enlisted with the Devonshire Regiment in 1915 and later served with the Royal Army Medical Corps. By the outbreak of the Second World War Mr Walters was living at 40 Illtyd Road, Ely, Cardiff and was employed as a lorry driver. He enrolled with number 4 Platoon 'B' Company 11th Glamorgan Battalion Home Guard on the 14 June 1940 and attained the rank of sergeant. Thomas John Walters died 1977

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a private individual, March 2017

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas for Glamorgan Archives

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.

Accruals

Accruals are possible

Related Material

'B' Company: Nominal Roll of members, Glamorgan Home Guard Records (Ref.: DHG/4) held at Glamorgan Archives