Photocopied Ministry of Defence letter to donor, Sarah Saunders-Davies, with service record and personal details (30 March 1994); Postcard (nd); Manuscript letter from R.D. Smith to Mrs Rooke (23 May 1918); Photocopied letter from the War Office to Mrs Rooke, relating to medals (11 April 1921); Photograph (ca. 1913-1916); Photograph album (1915-1916).
Henry Rooke papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection EP 068
- Dates of Creationca. 1913-1994
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, photographs, postcard, and printed material (partly photocopy).
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Henry Clive Rooke, a Lieutenant, enlisted with King Edward's Horse, November 1912, 3rd Battalion. He was then attached to 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers, and served at Gallipoli, in Egypt/Palestine and on the Western Front. He was killed in action on the Western Front, 11 April 1918.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by Sarah Saunders-Davies (grand-daughter of brother, L.F. Rooke).
Other Finding Aids
Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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