Cecil Hart papers

Scope and Content

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).

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.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by David Hart (son) per Mrs S. Nollet. See Research Correspondence File.


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