Scope and Content

Letters sent by Sydney John Holmes to his mother, father and sister whilst he was on active duty in Ypres in the First World War. Also includes a published book based on the letters.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Sydney John Holmes during the course of his war service.

Access Information


Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

Custodial History

Held by the depositor, a family member (grand-nephew), until being deposited with the archives service in January 2020.