5 photographs (n.d.); 16 picture postcards to his parents and to Miss D. Cope, his future wife (5 Aug. 1912-18 June 1918); Photocopied letter from David Hart, including account of his father's capture (16 Jan. 1994).
Cecil Hart papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection POW 033
- Dates of Creation1912-1994
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript (photocopy), photographs, and postcards
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Cecil Henry Hart, a Private, 1st Battalion, London Scottish Regiment, from 1911, served on the Western Front from Sep. 1914, was wounded and captured, 31 Oct. 1914, and held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Konstanz, later in Switzerland.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
The papers were placed in the Collection by David Hart (son) per Mrs S. Nollet. See Research Correspondence File.
Other Finding Aids
POW catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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