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Durham Light Infantry Records

Reference: D/DLI 7

Catalogue Title: Durham Light Infantry Records

Area: Catalogue

Category: Antiquarian and Composite Records

Description: Individual Soldiers - surnames L: Le

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Ref no. D/DLI 7/407 Number not used

Catalogue Contents

4469562 Private George LEADBITTER, M.M. (Ref: Leadbitter D/DLI 7/393/1-2)

16th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Born Newcastle, 1915; awarded Military Medal, 2 March 1943, for action at Diebel Guerba, Tunisia; killed in action, 8 December 1943, at Mount Casino, Italy, aged 28. Medals in DLI Medal Collection.


Citation for the award of the Military Medal to Private G. Leadbitter, 2 March 1943
Document format of D/DLI 7/393/1


Photograph of Private G. Leadbitter, n.d.
Document format of D/DLI 7/393/2

Major Kenneth Mark Walters LEATHER, O.B.E., M.C. (Ref: Leather D/DLI 7/394/1)

1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Entry in McGregor; born, 1910; commissioned, 1930; badly wounded, 3 October 1943, and taken prisoner by the Germans; Prisoner of War in Oflag VIII F, Brunswick, Germany; died Berwick, 1966, aged 56. Medals in DLI Medal Collection.


'A Wartime Log for British Prisoners': log book of prisoner, no. 263436/ivB, Major Mark Leather, 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, including an account of the battle of Cos, Greece, 1943, and his time as a prisoner of war, with photographs, drawings, poems, quotations, newspaper cuttings and a map of his wartime journey, 1943 - 1945


Photograph captioned Prisoner No: 263436/ivB, showing Major Mark Leather, 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, holding up his prisoner of war number, taken in Germany, c.1943


Extract from the novel St. Ives, by Robert Louis Stevenson [published 1897]


Quotation from Professor Toynbee, n.d.


Handwritten account by Major Mark Leather, 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, of the Battle of Cos [in Greece], and his time as a prisoner of war, 1943 - 1945


Photograph captioned 'Received in my first letter', showing Mrs Leather walking along a street, holding a bunch of flowers, n.d.


Photograph captioned 'The occupants of Northumberland attic', showing two prisoners of war, including Mark Leather on the right, taken at Oflag 79, Brunswick, Germany, May 1944


Colour illustration of a dog, by John Oldfield, 1944


Photograph [taken by a German photographer] of a drawing of a horse and rider jumping a fence, by John Oldfield, 1943


Illustrated menu card for Christmas dinner at Oflag VIII F, Legnickie Pole, Poland, 1943 The drawing of a huntsman on horseback is by Mark Leather. Autographed by: Mark Leather, A.M. Chapman, Roger Hallam, [?], [?], H.R. Rogers, Ronnie Chance, Noel Reeves, Wilfrid George 'Gus' Tatham, Douglas Blackett, Philip [W?], Nick Basset, Roger S. Berry, Willie Forbes


Photograph [taken by a German photographer] of a drawing of a mounted Indian cavalryman, by John Oldfield, 1944


Verse entitled 'Any Moment Now', written by William (Willie) Forbes, at Oflag 79, Brunswick, Germany, 27 July 1944


Poem, by Rudyard Kipling, entitled 'The Lost Legion' [1895], captioned 'To Mark Leather - a 'Bushwhacker' and Bearer of the White Man's Burden, R.S.B.[Roger S. Berry]', dated 27 July 1944


Story entitled 'Escape', written by Douglas Blackett at Oflag 79, Brunswick, Germany, July 1944


Drawing of a horse and hounds, by M. Leather, c.1944


Extract from Book Four, Chapter Five of 'War and Peace' by Leo Tolstoy, published 1869


Prisoner of war camp money note to the value of one mark, c.1943


Prisoner of war camp money note to the value of ten pfennig, c.1943


Newspaper cutting entitled 'The German Point of View', from issue no. 200 of The Camp [a 'newspaper' published by the Germans for prisoners of war], 11 June 1944


Postcard photograph of the cast of 'London Pride' - Madame Tussauds Scene - a musical show put on in the Barn Theatre, Brunswick, Germany, c.1944 Named prisoners of war in theatrical costume are: Philip Kindersley, Willie Willshaw, Mike Savill, David O'Cock, David Buchanan, John Petty


Illustrated map of North Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, showing Major Mark Leather's wartime journey, c.1944
Document format of D/DLI 7/394/1(20)

4386567 Private George LEDDY (Ref: Leddy D/DLI 7/395/1-10)

1st Battalion and 2nd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
The Green Howards, 1929 - 1931; 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, 1931 - 1942; 2nd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry 1942 - 1945; 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, 1946 - 1956.


Certified copy attestation of G. Leddy, September 1929
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/1


Soldier's service and pay book of Private G. Leddy, 1929 - 1944
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/2


Certificate in recognition of the service to The Durham Light Infantry of Private G. Leddy, 2 September 1936
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/3


Registration form for the National Association for Employment of Ex-Regular Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen completed by George Leddy, 10 September 1936
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/4


Soldiers release book of Private G.H. Leddy, 1945
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/5


Certificate of service of Private G. Leddy, 1956
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/6


Letter from the Infantry Record Office, Exeter, Devon, to Mr. G. Leddy, 219 Church Street, Woking, Surrey, concerning his end of service, 1 October 1956
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/7


A Record of the Visit of the 1st Battalion, The Green Howards, to London on Public Duties, 8 August - 1 September 1930
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/8


Photograph of Private G. Leddy in India, 1942
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/9


Photograph of Private G. Leddy, n.d., [1931 - 1956]
Document format of D/DLI 7/395/10

Sergeant Henry LEE (Ref: Lee D/DLI 7/396/1-2)

68th Light Infantry
Born Rugby, Warwickshire, 1820; joined 68th Light Infantry, June 1854; served in Crimean War, 1854 - 1857, slightly wounded on several occasions; New Zealand War, 1864 - 1866; India, 1872 - 1875; returned home, 1875, on completion of his second term of engagement; caretaker of the Witham Hall, Barnard Castle for 19 years; died 1913, aged 95 [sic]; tombstone erected by 1st Battalion in Barnard Castle Church of England cemetery to his honour and memory. His wife, Mrs. Frances Lee, accompanied her husband to India in 1872. While there, she was housemaid to General Sir Evelyn Wood, and to Colonel Kirby, commanding 68th Light Infantry. Medals in DLI Medal Collection.


Photograph of Sergeant H. Lee, 68th Light Infantry, n.d., [c. 1870]
Document format of D/DLI 7/396/1


Photograph of Sergeant H. Lee, M.S.M., in civilian dress, n.d., [late 19th c. or early 20th c.]
Document format of D/DLI 7/396/2

19697 Private John Edward LEE (Ref: Lee D/DLI 7/397/1)

'D' Company, 13th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Born Usworth; residence Usworth; enlisted Gateshead; killed in action, 24 May 1916


Photograph of the grave in Bois-de-Noulette cemetery, France, of Private J.E. Lee, 13th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, n.d., [post 1916]
Document format of D/DLI 7/397/1

Bugler Samuel LEE (Ref: Lee D/DLI 7/398/1-2)

No.3 Company, 5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry


Photograph full length portrait of Bugler Sammy Lee, No. 3 Company, 5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, n.d., [c. 1914]
Document format of D/DLI 7/398/1


Photograph of the prizewinners in a foot runners competition, standing behind a table of trophies, including, second from right, Bugler Sammy Lee of No. 3 Company, 5th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry, n.d., [c. 1914]
Document format of D/DLI 7/398/2

Major H.C.R. LEES (Ref: Lees D/DLI 7/399/1-2)

1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry


Photograph album of Major H.C.R. Lees, concerning South Africa, Aden, and 'Four Freedoms', n.d., [c. 1935 - 1941]:


Photograph of an unidentified officer of the Royal Air Force, c.1941


Photograph of a building captioned Farm House, possibly taken in South Africa, c.1941


Photograph of a chicken brooder for day old chicks, possibly taken in South Africa, c.1941


Photograph of a fowl run, possibly taken in South Africa, c.1941


Photograph of a village, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a hill with a mast and a flag, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a scenic view showing a coastline, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a village, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a street scene, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a village, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of an ornamental pond, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a tower, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a house with a camel, a man and a boy, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a boat being repaired by two men, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a man, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a road with a convoy of camels, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of two women, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a woman , possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a woman, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a man processing grain, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of two women, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a man, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of an ornamental pond, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of three women, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of two women taken in a street, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of three women, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of ships, possibly taken in Aden, c.1941


Photograph of a ship, c.1941


Photograph of two soldiers carrying a man onto a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of soldiers on a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of people boarding a ship, c.1941


Photograph of a ship, c.1941


Photograph of a ship, c.1941


Photograph of a ship, c.1941


Article from Weekend concerning the murder of Rex Farran, a British student, who was killed, on 3 May 1948, by a book bomb addressed to his brother, an army officer who had served in Palestine, 22-28 March 1967
Document format of D/DLI 7/399/1(47)


Scrapbook of Major H.C.R. Lees, containing newspaper cuttings and photographs of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, in China, Egypt, Aden, Ceylon, India, and Hong Kong, July 1937 - 6 November 1939; 1968:


Newspaper article, with an illustration, about the issue of foreign service equipment to the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, c.1937


Newspaper article, with an illustration, concerning the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, boarding the ship Dilwara at Southampton, Hampshire, for Shanghai, China, 1937


Newspaper article with an illustration showing a platoon of The Durham Light Infantry in position to protect the Vickers Valencia troop carrier which had transported them to R.A.F. Odiham, Hampshire, c.1937


Newspaper report of a football match between The Durham Light Infantry and The North Staffordshire Regiment, c.1937


Newspaper illustration of Brigadier H.C. Ponsonby, inspecting the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, c.1937


Newspaper illustration of a soldier of The Durham Light Infantry, wearing a Tientsin hat, c.1937


Newspaper article on the arrival of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, in Hong Kong, China, 1939


Newspaper illustration of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, arriving in Hong Kong, China, 1939


Newspaper report of the inquest into the death of Corporal Thomas Scott, no. 4449197, of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, 1939


Newspaper report of the funeral of Corporal Thomas Scott, no. 4449197, of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, 1939


Newspaper report concerning Japanese in Shanghai, China, 1938


Newspaper report of the arrival of The Seaforth Highlanders and the departure of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, from Hong Kong, China, c.1940


Newspaper report on the appearance of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, at the Northern Command tattoo, Ravensworth, 7 to 14 July, 1937


Newspaper report on the departure of the 1st battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, from Shanghai to Tientsin, China, 1938


Newspaper report, taken from The Sunday Telegraph, on the amalgamation of the Durham Light Infantry into the 4th Battalion, Light Infantry, July 1968


Newspaper report on the amalgamation of the Durham Light Infantry into the 4th Battalion, Light Infantry, July 1968


Newspaper article on the football match between The Durham Light Infantry and the Russian Sporting Organisation, c.1938


Newspaper article on the football match between Tientsin Association Football Club and The Durham Light Infantry, China, c.1938


Newspaper article on a fight between Italian, British, French and American servicemen, which took place in a club in Shanghai, China, 1938


Notice of a football result between English and American Embassy Guards, China, 1939


Newspaper article on Cholera in Shanghai, China, c.1938


Newspaper article, taken from The Daily Telegraph, on a parade given by the Durham Light Infantry in South Korea, to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, June 1953


Photograph of two Egyptian policemen, taken at Port Said, Egypt, which also shows the monument to Ferdinand Lesseps, the engineer of the Suez Canal [1], 1937


Photograph of Egyptian children on the beach at Port Said, Egypt [2], 1937


Photograph of fishing boats at Port Said, Egypt [3], 1937


Photograph of an unidentified soldier taken on board a ship (possibly the Dilwara en route to Shanghai), China, captioned Somewhere at sea [4], c.1937


Photograph of a monument to Canadian and Australian forces [4a], c.1937


Photograph of the coastline of Aden [5], c.1937


Photograph of a coastline and ships, captioned Colombo [6], c.1937


Photograph of two unidentified ladies taken in Bombay [7], India, 6 November 1939


Photograph of two unidentified soldiers [possibly H.C.R. Lees] of The Durham Light Infantry, an orderly corporal and a sergeant [8], c.1939


Photograph of an unidentified sergeant [see also D/DLI 7/399/2(31)]of The Durham Light Infantry [8a], c.1939


Photograph of two unidentified soldiers [possibly H.C.R. Lees] of The Durham Light Infantry, taken in the Pig 'n' Whistle after the football match against the U.S. Marines [9], c.1939


Photograph of a group of soldiers, captioned: Don and I and some of our combined sections [10], c.1938


Photograph of a group of soldiers on donkeys, captioned Paomachang in review order [China][11], c.1938


Photograph of a group of soldiers on donkeys, captioned An informal group [12], c.1938


Photograph of a group of soldiers, captioned Near the wall of an old temple [13], April 1939


Photograph of a group of soldiers, captioned Paomachang The French again [China] [14], c.1939


Photograph of three soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, captioned Scottie on the right companion of my Teintsen visits, Peking, [China] [15], 1939


Photograph of a rugby match, captioned A line out Don awaiting catch [16], c.1939


Photograph of a rugby match, captioned Second from right Don beside me on left [17], c.1939


Photograph of a rugby player, captioned Don all ready for the fray [18], c.1939


Photograph of a group of soldiers, captioned A rest, the city wall in rear [19], c.1939


Photograph of two soldiers [including Major H.C.R. Lees] beside a tent captioned Paomachang with the armourer, [China], [20], c.1939


Photograph of a soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry [Don], with two Chinese soldiers, captioned Don and two visitors from over the way [21], c.1939


Photograph of a soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, in a rickshaw, captioned On solid marble-no less not the most comfortable of saddles [22], c.1939


Photograph of a group of soldiers on a stone or marble horse, captioned Don and his pipe [23], c.1939


Photograph of a soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, with two Chinese boys, captioned Don and two of our helpers [24], c.1939


Photograph of a dog in a gas mask, captioned Our Boston bull dog Peking [25], 1939


Photograph of a man with a dog, captioned Lassie, the new pup Airedale cum Alsation [26], c.1939


Photograph of an unidentified man [possibly H.C.R. Lees] captioned In the western hills 15 miles from Peking [China] [27], c.1939


Photograph of an unidentified man [possibly H.C.R. Lees], captioned In the Pei Hai park [China], [28], c.1939


Photograph of two men [possibly H.C.R. Lees], captioned With the pup and Mac [29], c.1939


Photograph of five soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, [possibly including H.C.R. Lees] with a Chinese man, captioned With some of my section at the ¿S¿ post [30], 7 January 1938


Photograph of a soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, [possibly H.C.R. Lees] with a Chinese boy, captioned S post [31], 7 January 1938


Photograph of four soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, wearing Tientsein fur-lined hats [possibly including H.C.R. Lees], captioned Tientsein [China], [32], 1938


Photograph of a soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, [possibly H.C.R. Lees], captioned In the library, Tientsein, [China], [33], 1938


Photograph of two Chinese soldiers, captioned Two friendly faces comrades Mussolini and Hore Belisha [34], c.1938


Photograph of a street, taken in China, captioned Legation Quarter [35], c.1938


Photograph of a street taken during a flood, captioned During floods Tientsein, [China] [36], 1939


Photograph of a rickshaw, captioned Hong Kong [China] [37], 1939


Photograph of a man with two cows, captioned A Sikh takes his pets for a stroll [38], c.1939


Photograph of an unidentified man [possibly H.C.R. Lees], captioned At the sacrificial altar in the temple of Man [39], c.1939


Photograph of a group of men beside a line of rickshaws captioned Peking Ricsha's waiting to take N.C.O.'s on a sight seeing tour [China] [40], 1939


Photograph of a small child, captioned The new recruit no mans land across the wire [41], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Rifle posts, Lewis guns and machine gun posts which continue right round the whole embassy [42], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Our post on the border of the French Concession [43], c.1939


Photograph, captioned French Embassy at clock our own a little further on [44], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Chief railway station at Peking [China] part of the city wall on the left [45], c.1939


Photograph of a ceiling, captioned Painted ceiling in Happy New Year Hall in Temple of Heaven [46], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Chinese sculpture at park entrance Legation Quarter [47], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Chinese Quarter with memorial gateways [48], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Part of the Forbidden City, the Drum Pagoda, Peking [China] [49], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Chein Men Memorial Stone Gate, Peking, marvellously coloured [China] [50], c.1939


Photograph, captioned The Chein Men Chein Lou city wall and one of the old gates to the city [51], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Happy New Year Hall, Temple of Heaven [52], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Entrance to Temple of Imperial World in the Temple of Heaven [53], c.1939


Photograph, captioned The marble Alter of Heaven in the Temple of Heaven [54], c.1939


Photograph, captioned Marble ornamental steps in front of Happy New Year Hall [55], c.1939


Photograph of a lady in a boat, captioned Irenee Von Trenberg on lake in Pei Hai Park, Peking [China] [56], c.1939


Photograph of an unidentified lady [possibly Irenee Von Trenberg], captioned At Jade Palace, Peking [57], c.1939


Photograph of an unidentified lady [possibly Irenee Von Trenberg], captioned On the camel backed bridge, Temple of the Sleeping Buddha [58], c.1939


Photograph of an unidentified man and woman [possibly Irenee Von Trenberg and H.C.R. Lees], captioned At the entrance to the Temple of the Sleeping Buddha [59], c.1939


Photograph of an unidentified man [possibly H.C.R. Lees], captioned Teintsin Central park, [China] [60], c.1939


Photograph of a man [possibly H.C.R. Lees], captioned Near the Jade Palace in Western Hills [61], c.1939


Photograph of the Cenotaph, Hong Kong, China, c.1939


Photograph of a view from a ship captioned Leaving Hong Kong, China, 1939


Empty packet from the Metropolitan Photo Supply Company, Morrison Street, Peiping, China, c.1939


Coloured drawing on material of a Chinese village, c.1939


Empty Chinese Agfa photograph packet, c.1939


Business card of Masaharu Sugimura of Hiroshima, Japan, c.1939


Postcard of a Chinese building, c.1939


Photograph of three French soldiers endorsed Some Froggies, Paomachang, [China],1939


Photograph of an unidentified group of soldiers [possibly including H.C.R. Lees], c.1939


Photograph of three unidentified soldiers [possibly including H.C.R. Lees], c.1939


Photograph of five unidentified soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry [possibly including H.C.R. Lees], c.1939
Document format of D/DLI 7/399/2(95)

Lance-Corporal William Edmund LEFTLEY (Ref: Leftley D/DLI 7/400/1)

151st Company The Machine Gun Corps, and The Durham Light Infantry
Medals in DLI Medal Collection.


Scroll of the Médaille Militaire, awarded to Lance-Corporal W.E. Leftley, 2 July 1917
Document format of D/DLI 7/400/1

Captain James Urquhart Murray LEITH (Ref: Leith D/DLI 7/401/1)

68th Light Infantry
Entry in McGregor


The Aberdeen Journal, and General Advertiser for the North of Scotland, no. 3455, containing an obituary, and description of the death, of Captain J. V.M. Leith, and a report of the battle of Orthes, France, 30 March 1814
Document format of D/DLI 7/401/1

Major George LESLIE-ROBSON, T.D. (Ref: Leslie-Robson D/DLI 7/402/1-12)

7th Battalion and 10th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
7th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, 1924 - 1939; 10th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, 1940 - 1945


Christmas card of The Durham Light Infantry, signed by Lieutenant-Colonel R.F. Ware and the officers of 11th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, sent to Captain Leslie-Robson when serving with 10th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, n.d., [c. 1940]
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/1


Newspaper cutting, containing a photograph of a wreath-laying party of The Durham Light Infantry, including 'Leslie', marked, at Sunderland War Memorial, n.d., [1920s]
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/2


Group photograph of 'B' Company, 7th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, Ripon, Yorkshire, 1924
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/3


Group photograph of all ranks, Headquarters, 7th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, Ripon, Yorkshire, 1927
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/4


Group photograph of officers of 7th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, with a dog, possibly at Ripon, Yorkshire, n.d., [1920s]
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/5


Group photograph of officers of 7th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, possibly at Ripon, Yorkshire, n.d., [1920s]
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/6


Group photograph of officers of 7th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, possibly at Ripon, Yorkshire, n.d., [1920s]
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/7


Group photograph of officers of 7th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry with a dog, n.d., [1920s]
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/8


Group photograph of officers of 7th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, in mess dress, possibly at Ripon, Yorkshire, n.d., [1920s]
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/9


Photocopy of DLI 7/402/9 and list of officers' names, n.d.
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/10


Photograph of officers of 10th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, in battle dress, 20 April 1940
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/11


Photograph of Queen Mary inspecting officers of the 10th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, and other units engaged in re-equipping after Dunkirk, 1940
Document format of D/DLI 7/402/12

10493 Private Stanley Lennox LETCHFIELD (Ref: Letchfield D/DLI 7/403/1)

The Durham Light Infantry
Enlisted, 14 September 1908


Soldier's small book of Private S.L. Letchfield, 1908 - 1910
Document format of D/DLI 7/403/1

Captain Stanley LEVITT (Ref: Levitt D/DLI 7/404/1-75)

113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment The Royal Artillery [2/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
4454912 Battery Sergeant-Major until 1945; 353961 Lieutenant (Quartermaster), 1945 - 1946; Captain, 1946.


Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel W. Mather to Battery Sergeant-Major S. Levitt congratulating him on his excellent report from the Battle Training School, 21 November 1942
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/1


Letter from Captain Sharp, Adjutant, Queen Bertha's School, Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, to the Officer Commanding 368 Battery, 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, concerning the report on Battery Sergeant-Major S. Levitt by the Assistant Regimental Instructors' course, 5 August 1943
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/2


Letter from Major Jobling, Officer Commanding the 368/113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, to the Adjutant, 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, concerning the courage of Lance-Bombardier E.J. Higgs and other officers and warrant officers, including Warrant Officer S. Levitt, 20 August 1944
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/3


Recommendation that Battery Sergeant-Major S. Levitt be mentioned in despatches, 21 October 1944
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/4


Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel [Mather] to the Headquarters of the 100th Anti-Aircraft Brigade, concerning recommendations for honours and awards, including a mention in despatches for Warrant Officer S. Levitt, 7 July 1945
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/5


Citation [for a mention in despatches] of Warrant Officer S. Levitt, n.d., [1945]
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/6


Certificate that the name of Warrant Officer S. Levitt, The Royal Artillery, was published in the London Gazette as being mentioned in a despatch, 4 April 1946
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/7


Postcard from the Military Secretary to S. Levitt, concerning the certificate for his mention in despatches, 2 February 1948
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/8


Citation of Major E.W. Blackbell, 8 May 1945
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/9


'The Story of Belsen' by Captain A. Pares, Adjutant of the 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, n.d., [1945]
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/10


'Notes on Belsen Camp' by Colonel [ ], Commander of 102 Control Section, Second Army, 18 May 1945
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/11


Statement given by Jeanette Kaufmann in Belsen concentration camp, Germany, 21 April 1945
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/12


'Race and Colour': an account of the Nazi at Majdanek extermination camp near Lublin, Poland, n.d., [late 1940s]
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/13


Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel W.H. Mather, District Locomotive Superintendent's Office, London and North Eastern Railway, Hull, to Lieutenant S. Levitt, 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, British Army on the Rhine, Germany, giving advice on future employment, and enclosing a testimonial, 29 January 1946
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/14


Document of authority for personnel proceeding to U.K., issued to Captain S. Levitt, 2 August 1946
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/15


Letter from Lieutenant S. Levitt to the Commanding Officer, 52 [Reinforcement Holding] Unit, 105 Reinforcement Group, British Army on the Rhine, Germany, applying for release from deferment, n.d., [1946]
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/16


Message of congratulation to all men of the Second Army, May 1945
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/17


Printed message of thanks, and farewell, from Field Marshal Montgomery, 1946
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/18


Roll of honour of the 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, n.d., [1945]
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/19


Christmas card from Stanley Levitt to his wife, 1944
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/20


Christmas card from Stanley Levitt, 1944
Document format of D/DLI 7/404/21


Programme of 'Gunner's Frolics', 1 June [1945]
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Cartoon map of the XXX Corps District of north west Germany, August 1945 No scale
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Signed menu of the first annual reunion dinner of the 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment of the Royal Artillery, 16 November 1946
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Extract from Empire News, concerning the 'Secret Life of Hitler', 24 September 1939
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Extract from Empire News, concerning the 'Secret Life of Hitler' 1 October 1939
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The Daily Express, newspaper, including an article about Belsen concentration camp, Germany, 21 April 1945
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Photograph album of S. Levitt, illustrating his time in the army and including photographs of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, 1939 - 1946:


Photograph of a man [possibly retired Captain Stanley Levitt, 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (2/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry)] appearing in a television programme, n.d.


Photograph of soldier Stanley Levitt, 1/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (54th Searchlight Regiment), (Territorial Army), sitting on a motor cycle in a camp, taken at Redcar, North Yorkshire, July - August 1939


Photograph captioned Mobilised for War ¿, showing soldier Stanley Levitt, 1/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (54th Searchlight Regiment), (Territorial Army), holding a young woman, taken in the United Kingdom, 24 August 1939


Photograph missing


Photograph of a group of soldiers of the 1/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (54th Searchlight Regiment), (Territorial Army), including Lance-Corporal Stanley Levitt, second left, sitting on motorcycles, taken at Billingham, February 1940


Photograph of Lance-Corporal Stanley Levitt, 1/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (54th Searchlight Regiment), (Territorial Army), sitting on a motor cycle, taken at Billingham, c.1940


Photograph of Lance-Corporal Stanley Levitt, 1/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (54th Searchlight Regiment), (Territorial Army), riding a motor cycle down Central Avenue, taken at Billingham, c.1940


Photograph of Lance-Corporal Stanley Levitt, 1/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (54th Searchlight Regiment), (Territorial Army), right, and soldier 'Davey' Willis, left, taken at a searchlight placement at Pickering, North Yorkshire, April 1940


Photograph captioned 'H Hour, 'D' Day' ¿, showing Corporal Stanley Levitt, 1/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (54th Searchlight Regiment), (Territorial Army), and his bride, standing at the entrance to a church, 31 August 1940


Group photograph of officers and non-commissioned officers [possibly of the 54th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery (The Durham Light Infantry) (Territorial Army)] in the garden of a building, c.1940


Photograph of Sergeant Stanley Levitt, 54th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery (The Durham Light Infantry) (Territorial Army), operating a machine gun at a searchlight placement, taken at Grosmont, North Yorkshire, December 1940


Photograph of Sergeant Stanley Levitt, 54th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery (The Durham Light Infantry) (Territorial Army), pointing a rifle from a searchlight placement, taken at Grosmont, North Yorkshire, December 1940


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 54th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery (The Durham Light Infantry) (Territorial Army), right, with two soldiers in a field during a training exercise, taken at Eastleigh, Southampton, Hampshire, March 1941


Group photograph of officers and non-commissioned officers at the School of Anti-Aircraft Artillery, Manorbier, taken in Pembrokeshire, 28 June 1943


Photograph captioned Above 'Sword Beach' ¿, showing Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 54th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery (The Durham Light Infantry) (Territorial Army), at a camouflaged post, taken in Normandy, France, 17 June 1944


Photograph of a view of a bridge over the River Maas, taken at Dinant, Belgium, n.d.


Photograph of a view of a bridge over the River Maas, taken at Dinant, Belgium, n.d.


Photograph of a view of a bridge over the River Maas, taken at Dinant, Belgium, n.d.


Photograph of a view of the Mannequin Pis, taken at Brussels, Belgium, August 1944


Photograph of a view of Grave Bridge, taken in Holland, September 1944


Photograph of a view of the Nijmegen Bridge over the River Waal, taken in Holland, September 1944


Photograph of a view of burning huts at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, May 1945


Photograph missing


Photograph captioned Having seen his liberation this living skeleton sits down to gasp his last ¿, showing a male internee of Belsen Concentration Camp slumped on the ground, taken in Germany, April 1945


Photograph captioned A woman degraded to the level of an animal, showing an internee of Belsen Concentration Camp squatting on the ground, taken in Germany, April 1945


Photograph captioned The remnants left by the rats ¿, showing the decomposed body of a female internee of Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, April 1945


Photograph captioned Close up of the combined handiwork of German sadism, time, rats and now maggots, showing the decomposed body of a female internee of Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, April 1945


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Photograph captioned The beast of Belsen ¿, showing Josef Kramer, Commandant of Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, April 1945


Photograph captioned More handiwork ¿, showing the injuries, inflicted by a rifle butt, on the face of a deceased female internee of Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, April 1945


Photograph captioned Close up, showing the injuries, inflicted by a rifle butt, on the face of a deceased female internee of Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, April 1945


Photograph captioned Unlimited water after days of thirst, showing a female internee of Belsen Concentration Camp helping another wash, taken in Germany, April 1945


Photograph captioned Ten of the gang ¿, showing a working party of Schutz Staffeinel [Security Staff] from Belsen Concentration Camp, ready to engage in the task of clearing bodies of internees, taken in Germany, April - May 1945


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Photograph missing


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Photograph of a view of a burning hut at Belsen Concentration Camp, showing a female member of the camp staff, disguised as an internee, in the foreground, taken in Germany, April - May 1945


Photograph captioned Children too ¿, showing soldiers standing with children outside makeshift hospital, taken at Belsen Concentration Camp, Germany, April - May 1945


Photograph missing


Photograph of a view of the bodies of internees in a pit, taken at Belsen Concentration Camp, Germany, April - May 1945


Photograph of soldiers observing the burning of huts at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, May 1945


Photograph of soldiers observing the burning of huts at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, May 1945


Photograph of the burning of the last remaining hut at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, 21 May 1945


Photograph of the burning of the last remaining hut at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, 21 May 1945


Photograph of the burning of the last remaining hut at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, 21 May 1945


Photograph of the burning of the last remaining hut at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, 21 May 1945


Photograph of soldiers and civilians observing the burning of the last remaining hut at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, 21 May 1945


Photograph of the burning of the last remaining hut at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, 21 May 1945


Photograph of a view of 'Grave No.9' [made by the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army)] at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, May 1945


Photograph of soldiers [possibly of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army)] standing beside a temporary memorial plaque at Belsen Concentration Camp, taken in Germany, May 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army) standing in Belsen Concentration Camp as huts burn in the distance, taken in Germany, May 1945


Photograph of soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), on motorcycles, driving past a saluting base, taken in Germany, 8 May 1945


Photograph of soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), in trucks and gun carriages, driving past a saluting base, taken in Germany, 8 May 1945


Photograph of soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), in trucks and gun carriages, driving past a saluting base, taken in Germany, 8 May 1945


Photograph of soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), on parade, taken in Germany, 8 May 1945


Photograph of soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), firing a salvo, taken in Germany, 8 May 1945


Photograph of soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), firing a salvo, taken in Germany, 8 May 1945


Photograph of soldiers of 36S Battery, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), marching to a church parade, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of soldiers of 36S Battery, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), marching to a church parade, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of soldiers of 36S Battery, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), marching to a church parade, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), relaxing in a sailing boat, taken at Lubeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of three soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), relaxing in a sailing boat, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of a soldier of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), relaxing in a sailing boat, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of a group of soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), in a German Army assault craft, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of a view of a sailing boat mast, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of a view of three soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), relaxing in a sailing boat, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph captioned The crew ¿, showing Sergeant Robinson, left, Sergeant Lockwood, centre, and Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, right, of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), relaxing in a sailing boat, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph captioned Long shadows of evening, showing two soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), relaxing in a sailing boat, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of a view of three soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), relaxing in a sailing boat, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of the bow of a sailing boat, taken at Lübeck, Germany, May - June 1945


Photograph of a view of a sunken U-boat [caused by Royal Air Force bombing], taken in Germany, 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing by a direction sign to the 162 Battery office, taken in Germany, June 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), left, standing with a soldier at the gate to an office, taken in Germany, June 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), left, standing with two soldiers at the gate to an office, taken in Germany, June 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing near a wooded area, taken in Germany, June 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Sanderson, left, and Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, right, of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing near a beach, taken in Germany, June 1945


Photograph of four soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing by a wooden fence, taken in Germany, June 1945 Left to right: Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 'Reg' Russell, Crabtree, Lewis Crick


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), sitting in an army truck, taken at Ronnenburg, Germany, June 1945


Photograph of soldier Lewis Crick, left, and Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, right, of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing in a camp, taken in Germany, June 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing by a wall, taken in Germany, June 1945


Photograph of four soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing by a direction sign to the 162 Battery office, taken in Germany, June 1945 Left to right: Crabtree, 'Reg' Russell, Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, Lewis Crick


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing in the ruins of a tram depot, taken at Hannover, Germany, 1945


Photograph of a view of the ruins of Marien Strasse, taken at Hannover, Germany, 1945


Photograph of a view of ruined building, taken at Hamburg, Germany, 1945


Photograph of a view of ruined building, taken at Hanover, Germany, 1945


Photograph of a view of ruined building, taken at Hanover, Germany, 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing on a bridge over an autobahn, taken at Brunswick, Germany, 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), standing in an army vehicle at a gun collection point, taken near Hamburg, Germany, 1945


Photograph of a view of a 'Bailey Bridge' constructed upon a damaged bridge over the Ruhr - Brunswick autobahn, taken in Germany, 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), relaxing in a swimming pool, taken at Empelde, Germany, August 1945


Photograph of Battery Sergeant-Major Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), sitting on a motorcycle, taken at Hanover, Germany, August 1945


Photograph captioned Even the bottles were slewed!, showing a group of soldiers of the 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), drinking in a camp, taken in Germany, 1945


Photograph of Captain Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), sitting in a boat, taken at Hanover, Germany, June 1946


Photograph of Captain Stanley Levitt, 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army), n.d.
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Photograph of [Lieutenant] S. Levitt, n.d., [1945 - 1946]
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Photograph of [S. Levitt] and an unidentified soldier, n.d., [1945 - 1946]
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Group photograph of sergeants of the 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, n.d., [1939 - 1945]
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Photograph of soldiers yachting at Lübeck, Germany, June 1945
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Photograph of Sergeant [Yorath] sitting among discarded German artillery, Hanover, Germany, July 1945
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Photograph of the goods yard, Hanover, Germany, July 1945
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Photograph of a corpse at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, [April - May] 1945
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Photograph of a female inmate of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, [April - May] 1945
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Photograph of an open mass grave at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, [April - May] 1945
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Photograph of a soldier standing next to Grave No. 1, Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [after 22 April 1945]
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Photograph of a soldier standing next to an open mass grave at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, [April - May] 1945
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Photograph of the burning of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [21 May 1945]
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Photograph of the burning of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [21 May 1945]
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Photograph of the burning of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, [21] May 1945
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Photograph of soldiers standing in front of a sign stating that "This is the site of the infamous Belsen concentration camp" [Germany], and commemorating the "victims of the German New Order in Europe", 21 May 1945
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Photograph of a road lined with trees [near Belsen concentration camp, Germany], n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of a wood [near Belsen concentration camp, Germany], n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of a soldier in Nazi uniform, possibly a British soldier impersonating Hitler, n.d., [1945]
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Photograph of a boy in a military cemetery, n.d., [after 1945]
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Photograph of a small boy [in Hartlepool, possibly Stanley Levitt], n.d.
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Photograph of a motorbike, n.d., [1970s]
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Photograph, possibly of a Communist riot, at the military funeral of Hans Westmar, Germany, n.d., [1945]
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'The Story of Belsen' , n.d., [1945]
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Map of the environs of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, 1941 No scale
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Photograph of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of hundreds of corpses at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of a skeleton at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of corpses being carried to a mass grave at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of a mass grave at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of a mass grave at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of a mass grave at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of mass grave number nine at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, May 1945
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Photograph of S.S. Hauptsturmfuehrer [captain] Josef Kramer, commandant at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April 1945]
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Photograph of guards at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of an unidentified male internee at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of an unidentified female internee at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of two unidentified female internees at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of an unidentified female internee at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [April - May 1945]
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Photograph of the burning of a large section of Belsen concentration camp, Germany, 20 May 1945
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Photograph of the burning of a hut at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [20 May 1945]
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Photograph of the burning of a hut at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [20 May 1945]
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Photograph of the burning of a hut at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, n.d., [20 May 1945]
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Photograph of the burning of the last hut at Belsen concentration camp, Germany, 21 May 1945
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Captain Peter LEWIS (Ref: Lewis D/DLI 7/405/1-12)

8th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Before Second World War, a journalist on Everybody's Weekly, Fleet Street; prisoner of war.


Notes by Peter Lewis, concerning sources of information for the landing, in Sicily, Italy, July 1943, and concerning Marking Time, produced in Switzerland in 1944, a prisoner-of-war publication, of which Lewis was assistant editor, 27 October 1984
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Photocopy of an article, 'Sunday afternoon in Sicily', [Italy], by Peter Lewis, from Marking Time, prisoner of war magazine, 14 July 1944
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Photocopy of an article 'Prelude to Sicily' [Italy], by Peter Lewis, from Marking Time, prisoner of war magazine, n.d., [26 May - 15 September 1944]
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Parade magazine, number 154, volume 12, containing an illustrated article on the invasion of Sicily, [Italy], 24 July 1943
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Picture Post magazine, volume 20, number 8, including an illustrated article 'Four Weeks to Take Sicily', [Italy], 21 August 1943
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Newspaper cutting from the Evening Standard, containing an article, 'The Scot who Found Adventure in Sicily', [Italy], referring to the Durhams at Primosole, Sicily, 23 August 1943
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Newspaper cuttings, featuring 'The Two Types' cartoons by 'Jon', from Eighth Army News, [1945]:


Newspaper cartoon captioned Jon's Two Types Get Home Leave, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned Jon's Two Types On Blighty Leave, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned Jon's Two Types On Blighty Leave, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned The Two Types, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned Jon's Two Types On Blighty Leave, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned The Two Types, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned Jon's Two Types On Blighty Leave, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned Jon's Two Types On Blighty Leave, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned The Two Types, from Eighth Army News, c.1945


Newspaper cartoon captioned Jon's Two Types On Blighty Leave, from Eighth Army News, c.1945
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Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mail, containing an article 'Experiment with Time' concerning a return to Primosole, Sicily, Italy, by an ex-war correspondent, 27 October 1949
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True War magazine, number 3, containing a feature on the battle for Sicily, Italy, 19 August 1978
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Ink drawing of the memorial cairn to the soldiers of 151st Durham Infantry Brigade [6th, 8th and 9th Battalions] who died during the Sicilian campaign, 10 July - 17 August 1943
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Map of Italy [Sicily] (sheet 56: Catania), second edition, Army/Air, War Office, 1943 Scale: 1 inch to 3.95 miles [1:250,000]
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Photograph of memorial stone [probably Primosole Bridge, Sicily], Italy, n.d., [1970s]
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Second Lieutenant Elliot Angus LEYBOURNE (Ref: Leybourne D/DLI 7/406/1-5)

8th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry


Vouchers for the issue of Territorial Force reduced fare railway tickets to Second Lieutenant E.A. Leybourne of the 8th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, to attend an initial course at Newcastle upon Tyne, 9 April - 4 May 1914
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Letter from Charles L. Bagnall, Ford Lodge, South Hylton to [E.A.] Leybourne, arranging a meeting on Sunday afternoon, 9 July 1914
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Memorandum, probably made by Second Lieutenant E.A. Leybourne, of an instruction from Headquarters, Northern Division, to Territorial Force officers, concerning the want of uniformity in officers saluting at a church parade, n.d., [c. 1914]


Note concerning the expansion of the territorial field force of the Army, n.d., [c. 1940]
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Notes [incomplete], and programme of work, for 'Mr. J.A.L.' in running an unspecified colliery business, under the direction of Messrs. Leybourne, Anderson and Price, n.d., [c. 1940]
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