Anthelme Sylvestre papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection FR 34
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, photographs, a postcard, and a press cutting.  Includes a Turkish map.

Scope and Content

Postcard and 64 mounted photographs of the Dardanelles, Belgium, the Somme and Champagne (1915-1917); Manuscript map 'Panorama et Batteries d'Achi-Baba vus de 236' (20 December 1915); Map of Southern Gallipoli from a captured Turkish map (1915); Correspondence with Gnral Ganeval (March-April 1955, nd); Press cutting 'L'Expdition des Dardanelles' from 'L'Eacutecho des Valles d'Albertville' (9 April 1955); Recollections (March 1973).

Administrative / Biographical History

Anthelme Sylvestre was a Marchal des Logis, 56ime Batterie d'Artillerie, Lourde, serving in the Dardanelles and on the Western Front.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by A. Sylvestre from 1973 to 1977. See French Veterans Correspondence File.


In French

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Related Material

Tape 190: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in August 1973.