Arnold Turner papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection POW 063
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English German
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript (photocopy), press cuttings, postcards, a map, and printed material

Scope and Content

Photocopied letter to Arnold Turner from his cousin Charles (21 Apr. 1916); Press cuttings (11 Apr. 1918-22 Mar. 1920, n.d.); Published verse "What did you do in the Great War, Dad?" (n.d.); Embroidered postcard (27 Jan. 1917); Christmas card (1916); Red Cross postcard (11 July 1918); Postcard (June 1918); Map of Manchester Hill (21 Mar. 1918); German newspaper declaration of armistice (10 Nov. 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Arnold E. Turner, a Private, 16th Manchester Regiment, served on the Western Front and was held as a POW (Prisoner of War) at Gstrow

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Muriel Turner. See Research Correspondence File.


In English and German

Other Finding Aids

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