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Durham Light Infantry Records

Reference: D/DLI 7

Catalogue Title: Durham Light Infantry Records

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Category: Antiquarian and Composite Records

Description: Individual Soldiers - surnames F: Fa

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Durham Light Infantry Records
Second Lieutenant Edward Waring FABER (Ref: Faber D/DLI 7/204/1-7)
Colonel Henry Gray FABER (Ref: Faber D/DLI 7/205/1-5)
John J. FAGAN (Ref: Fagan D/DLI 7/206/1)
2745 Private John Joseph FARLEY (Ref: Farley D/DLI 7/207/1-4)
Captain Michael FARR, M.B.E. (Ref: Farr D/DLI 7/208/1-11)
2661 Sergeant-Major Thomas FARREY (SMITH) (Ref: Farrey D/DLI 7/209/1-15)
Second Lieutenant Herbert FAWCETT, M.C. (Ref: Fawcett D/DLI 7/210/1-3)

Catalogue Contents

Second Lieutenant Edward Waring FABER (Ref: Faber D/DLI 7/204/1-7)

1/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Medal winner (1st) in the North East Counties Cross Country Association Great War Championships, Newcastle upon Tyne, August 1915; wounded at Ypres, Belgium, 26 April 1916


Copy letter from Second Lieutenant H. [sic] Faber, The Cottage, Eaglescliffe, describing how he was wounded in Belgium, and how his life was saved by a cigarette case won at a cross country championship by Corporal Pennock, for which Faber had exchanged his prize of silver- backed hair brushes, n.d. [1916]; copy made, n.d. (1 paper, typescript]


Newspaper cutting concerning a silver cigarette box, and hair brushes, formerly belonging to Lieutenant Faber of The Durham Light Infantry, n.d. [1990s]
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Notes, compiled by the son of Lieutenant E.W. Faber, concerning his late father's military career, and his connection with Corporal Pennock, and Colonel H. Faber, 19 October 1996
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Letter from Mr. and Mrs. H. Emerson, Southport, Merseyside, to Mr. A. Faber, concerning their recent meeting at Stockton, 22 October 1996
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Photograph of a cross country champion standing beside a table containing five trophies, endorsed 'D.H.J. Champ [possibly Durham Harriers Junior Champion], Private H. Gowen Taylor, 1910' This photograph otherwise reputed to be of Corporal Pennock, 1910
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Ordnance survey map of Belgium, sheet 7, Liège, showing contours, 1912 Scale: 1 inch : 1.58 miles [1:100,000] Endorsed: Corporal S. Tunnicliffe, Dispatch Rider, 70th H.A.G., 20 March 1917
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Ordnance survey map of North West Europe, sheet 3, France (Dieppe and Amiens), showing contours, 1914 Endorsed: Corporal Tunnicliffe, Dispatch Rider, 34th Division, 19 August 1918
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Colonel Henry Gray FABER (Ref: Faber D/DLI 7/205/1-5)

5th Battalion and 13th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry


Letter from 'Hal' [Lieutenant-Colonel H.G. Faber] to his mother describing a trip to Windsor, Berkshire, June 1909
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Battalion Orders by Major H.G. Faber, officer commanding the 13th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, 2 November 1918
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'The New Hundred Thousand: a Day with the Defence Force' by Ian Hay, 1921
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Newspaper cutting concerning the annual sports day of the 5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, at Hipswell Camp, Catterick, Yorkshire, 1922
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Group photograph of officers of the 5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, in service dress, at Ripon Summer Camp, Yorkshire, 1924 Back row: Keyworth, Captain H.; Shaw, Lieutenant; Freeman, Second Lieutenant Edward; Armstrong, Lieutenant; Unidentified; Marley C.D. Captain (later Brigadier); Robinson, Lieutenant and Quartermaster Front row: Brown, Captain Dennis (later Colonel); Cloag, Captain Vivian F., M.C.; Kitching, H.E., Adjutant (later Colonel); Faber, Lieutenant-Colonel H.G.; Raimes, Major Alwyn Leslie, D.S.O.; Wilkin, Major Harry Finlater, M.C., F.R.C.S., (Edn), M.O.; Feetham, Lieutenant Oswald J., M.C. Seated on ground: Booth, Lieutenant Robert; Laing, Lieutenant E.
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John J. FAGAN (Ref: Fagan D/DLI 7/206/1)

'B' or 'C' Company, 2nd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Served in Burma campaign, 1942 - 1945; from Burma, transferred to India and attached to The Duke of Wellington's Regiment, until repatriated.


'Memories of Kohima and Burma' by John J. Fagan, 1991
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2745 Private John Joseph FARLEY (Ref: Farley D/DLI 7/207/1-4)

1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Born Birmingham, Warwickshire; attested Birmingham, 22 August 1887; discharged, 31 August 1899


Account book of Private J.J. Farley, 1887 - 1894 Includes: army certificate of education, third class, 1890;
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Army certificate of education, second class, of Private J.J. Farley, 10 June 1893
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Character certificate of Private J.J. Farley, Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 August 1894
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Discharge certificate of Private J.J. Farley, 31 August 1899
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Captain Michael FARR, M.B.E. (Ref: Farr D/DLI 7/208/1-11)

2nd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Entry in McGregor; born, 6 September 1918; served Second World War, British Expeditionary Force; captured at St. Venant, France, 27 May 1940; as prisoner of war made numerous escape attempts; imprisoned in Colditz, Germany, 1943 - April 1945; awarded the M.B.E., for gallantry in the field, 1946; died, 1993.
Hauptmann Reinhold Eggers, Security Officer at Colditz Castle during the Second World War, presented his records of the Castle and its inmates, to Captain Farr in 1973


Notes by Captain Michael Farr, describing his time in Colditz Prisoner of War Camp, Germany, his captor Hauptmann Reinhold Eggers, Security Officer, and the events leading to the presentation by Eggers to Farr of records concerning Colditz Castle during the Second World War, n.d., [post 1975]
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'Journey to Freedom', notes concerning the escape attempts of Captain M. Farr as a prisoner of war during the Second World War, and of potential contributors to a proposed publication, n.d., [late 20th c.]
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Notes on the wartime service, postwar career and family background of Captain Michael Farr, M.B.E., n.d., [post 1977]
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Obituary of Captain M. Farr, by Peter C.R. Wynne-James, n.d., [1993]
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Memorandum from Peter C.R. Wynne-James to The Durham Light Infantry Museum, to accompany a copy of his obituary of Captain M. Farr, prepared for Harper's Wine and Spirit Journal and another magazine, 15 February 1993
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Photograph album and scrapbook Oflag 4C, Colditz, Saxony, 1939 - 1945, 'The Bad Boys' Camp', a collection of documents, vol. I, by Reinhold Eggers, concerning the history, layout and views of Colditz Castle; camp commandants and personnel; the career of Reinhold Eggers and reunion meetings with former Prisoners of War; and Allied propaganda leaflets; 10 October 1973 The album has extended captions for many of the photographs


Plan showing Prisoner of War camps within Germany, n.d.


Plan showing Colditz Castle and surrounding area, n.d.


Plan showing the interior of Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the Badergasse in Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of the Adolf Hitler Bridge over the Mulde River at Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of the Market Place, Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of the Church of Saint Egidien, Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of an aerial view of Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of Colditz Castle and the Mulde River, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of Colditz Castle at night, n.d.


Photograph of a view of Colditz Castle from the southwest, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of the stone bridge and entrance gate at Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of Colditz Castle from the west, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of the main gate at Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of the western side of Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of the German yard, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of the Prisoner of War kitchen and orderlies' house, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a group of sentries, in the approach yard, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of a view of the approach yard at Colditz Castle, Germany, showing the guardhouse and Saalhouse, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of three German soldiers in the guards' room, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the Prisoner of War yard, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the main door to the Prisoner of War yard, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of the Prisoner of War yard, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) showing the northwest corner of the Prisoner of War yard, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of the interior chapel of Colditz Castle, Germany c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a barracks, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of the west terrace, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a plan of the west terrace, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the west terrace, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the exterior wall, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the commandanture, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of Colditz Castle at night, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a blacksmith's premises, Roklinn, Germany, 1891


Photograph of Captain Eggers as a young child, Roklinn, Germany, 1891


Photograph of Captain Eggers, in his school uniform, 1896


Photograph of Captain Eggers, aged 10 years, 1900


Certificate of Dismissal of Captain Eggers from Torgan Prison, issued in the German Democratic Republic, 28 December 1955


Photograph (with extended caption) of dog kennels in a yard, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a door to a park, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of dog handlers and their dogs, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of prisoners, escorted by guards, walking along a parkway, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of a view of a parkway, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a terraced house, Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of a parkway, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of a parkway, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a stream running through a park, Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of grounds within a park, Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a man-hole in a park, Colditz, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a park wall, Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a park wall and a lathe used to measure it, Colditz, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a plan of the arrest house at Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of the arrest house, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of the doorway of the arrest house, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the arrest house from the garden, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of Grossbothen railway station, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of the platform at Grossbothen railway station, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of the 'Shooting Gallery', a parkway outside the camp gates, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of a wooden altar used for Orthodox services, Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of German soldiers and officers inspecting rabbit hutches, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of two unidentified Indian soldiers and German guards, at the side of a railway carriage, Colditz, Germany, autumn 1942


Photograph of an unidentified Indian soldier, at the side of a railway carriage, Colditz, Germany, Autumn 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of Hohnstein Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of the staff of Oflag 4b Prisoner of War camp, Germany, including Commandant Lieutenant-General Niethammer, centre, and Lieutenant Eggers, second from left, September 1940.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of Oflag 4b Prisoner of War camp, the 'Fortress of Konigstein', Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of General Wolff, Commandant of Oflag 4a Prisoner of War camp, Konigstein, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of refugees and a cart containing personal belongings, Dresden, Germany, February 1945


Photograph of refugees from Silesia, Poland in railway carriages, Dresden Station, Germany, pre 13 February 1945


Photograph of a view of Dresden, Germany, after British bombing, taken from the book Der Tod von Dresden, by Muller-Rodenberger, n.d.


Photograph of a mass of dead bodies, taken from the book Der Tod von Dresden, by Muller-Rodenberger, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a mass of dead bodies in the Old Market, taken from the book Der Tod von Dresden, by Muller-Rodenberger, n.d.


Photograph of a mass of dead bodies being burned, taken from the book Der Tod von Dresden, by Muller-Rodenberger, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of Colonel Max Schmidt, Commandant of Oflag 4c, Colditz, Germany, 1939 - 31 August 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Colonel Glaesche, Commandant of Oflag 4c, Colditz, Germany, 1 August 1942 - 13 February 1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant-Colonel Prawitt, Commandant of Oflag 4c, Colditz, Germany, 19 February 1943 - 15 April 1945


Photograph of camp personnel, including Major Menz, Second in Command; Staff Paymaster Heinze; and Adjutant Captain Kunze, front row seated; and locksmith Fiedler, first left, top row; taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Major Rudi Amther, Second in Command at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1 May 1943 - 1 February 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Paul Priem and Adjutant Captain Kunze, 'Peter and Paul', [possibly taken at Colditz Castle, Germany], pre-1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Hans Lange, Security Officer at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1939 - 20 October 1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Lessel, an officer at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Vent, head of mail control at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of officer Teichert, 'The Tiger', a member of security staff at Colditz Castle, Germany, pre-April 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of officer Teichert reading an order, [possibly taken at Colditz Castle, Germany], pre-April 1945


Photograph of the interpreters at Colditz Castle, Germany, including Dr. Pfeifer, centre, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of the staff of the security office, including Captain Lange, first left, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1939- 20 October 1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of Corporal Schadlich, 'The Ferret', taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of the censors' room, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Feldwebel [Sergeant] Grunert, 'the beau max', chief of the parcels office, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of alarm apparatus utilised in the telephone centre of Colditz Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of alarm wire utilised at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Paul Priem and Prisoner of War, Lieutenant Allan, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captains Priem and Kunze with members of the Eismann family, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of Lieutenant Eggers, Chief of the 11th Company of Marine Infantry Regiment Number 1, 1917


Photograph of Captain Eggers, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1942


Photocopy (with extended caption) of the front cover of Captain Eggers' passport, n.d.


Photograph of Captain Eggers, taken at Sigmaringen, Germany, 1960


Photograph of Captain Eggers, taken at a home for the aged, Bodman, Lake of Konstanz, Germany, 1970


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Eggers and his wife, taken on the terrace of Haus Edeltraud, Bodman, Lake of Konstanz, Germany, 27 July 1972


Photograph of former prisoner of war, Major Pat Reid, and Captain Eggers, taken on the set of the Thames Television programme, This is Your Life, 14 February 1973


Photograph (with extended caption) of exchange pupils, including Rheinhold Eggers, and teachers, taken at Cheltenham Grammar School, Gloucestershire, 1932


Photograph (with extended caption) of a perimeter fence and watchtower, taken at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of Sachenhausen concentration camp, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a barracks, taken at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of the arrest house, [possibly taken at Sachsenhausen concentration camp], Germany, n.d.


Plan of Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended notes) of Captain Hans Pupcke, officer at Colditz Castle, Germany, March 1941 - 15 April 1945


Photograph of Staff Feldwebel [Sergeant] Gebhart, Chief of Orderlies, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939- 1945


Photograph of Staff Feldwebel [Sergeant] Gebhardt, first left, seated, and other non-commissioned officers, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Thomann, Chief of the Guard Company, Colditz Castle, Germany, and his wife and daughter, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Strauss, officer in Captain Thomann's guard company, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Staff Feldwebel [Sergeant] Rothenberger, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Doctor Winckler, a member of the medical staff, Colditz Castle, Germany, 1942


Photograph of Doctor Giering, a member of the medical staff, Colditz Castle, Germany, 1942 - 16 April 1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Doctor Rahn, 'The Tierarzt', a member of the medical staff, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939 - 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Staff Paymaster Heinze, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of Captain Eggers, first left, other officers, and women [possibly officers' wives], taken at the Officers' Mess, Colditz Castle, Germany, Christmas 1942


Photograph of officers in the Wettiner Hof Hotel [Colditz, Germany], Christmas 1940


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Eggers, first right, and officers, during a visit by Gauleiter Mutschmann of Saxony, Germany, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 16 January 1942


Photograph of Colonel Schmidt, Camp Commandant, first right, and officers, during a visit by Gauleiter Mutschmann of Saxony, Germany, centre, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 16 January 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of a visit by two Italian officers, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 24 October 1942


Photograph of a parade by German Guards, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of prisoners of war arriving at Colditz, Germany, c.1939 - 1945


Photograph of a roll-call, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, Christmas 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of a roll-call, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, January 1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of a roll-call, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, January 1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of Colonel Leo W.H. Shaughessey, 273 United States Infantry Regiment, n.d.


Photograph of Douglas Bader, right, and Captain Eggers, left, taken at Hohenzollern Castle, Germany, 1961


Photograph of Douglas and Thelma Bader during a visit to the Eggers family, taken at Haus Edeltraud, Bodman, Lake of Konstanz, Germany, 1966


Photograph of Captain Eggers and his wife and daughter-in-law, taken at Haus Edeltraud, Bodman, Lake of Konstanz, Germany, Christmas 1972


Plan of the Ramsen area of Switzerland, n.d.


Photocopy of the decree appointing Reinhold Eggers a Lieutenant of Reserve of the Marine Infantry Regiment, 1915


Paper with the signatures of 'White Russian' officers, c.1972


Photocopy (with extended caption) of a thanksgiving address given to Captain Eggers by 'White Russian' Officers, 28 - 29 December 1941


Photocopy (with extended caption) of a safe conduct document issued by Captain Davis of the United States Army, 14 April 1945


Photocopy (with extended caption) of a camp order, in German, threatening inmates with reprisals if they made demonstrations against camp conditions, 12 February 1942


Photocopy of Allied propaganda leaflet, in German, dropped by aircraft and found near Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1945


Photocopy of Allied propaganda leaflet, in German, dropped by aircraft and found near Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1945


Photocopy of Allied propaganda leaflet, in German, dropped by aircraft and found near Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1945


Photocopy of Allied propaganda leaflet, in German, dropped by aircraft and found near Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1945


Photocopy of Allied propaganda leaflet, in German, dropped by aircraft and found near Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1945


Photocopy of Allied propaganda leaflet, in German, dropped by aircraft and found near Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1945


Photocopy of a plan of an escape attempt, from the canteen of Colditz Castle, Germany, 29 May 1941


Plan (with extended caption) of Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945
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Oflag 4C, Colditz, Saxony, 1939 - 1945, 'The Bad Boys' Camp', a collection of documents, vol. I, by Reinhold Eggers, Photograph album and scrapbook concerning the Prisoners of War and their escape attempts; the objects made by, or smuggled to, prisoners; forged documents; and other Prisoner of War Camps; 10 October 1973


Photograph (with extended caption) of a visit by Dutch generals and admirals, including General Winckelman, Commander in Chief of the Dutch Army, second right, foreground, and General Best, second left, background, taken at Oflag 4b, Hohnstein, Germany, 1940


Photograph (with extended caption) of a group of senior officers, of several nationalities, held as Prisoners of War, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1941 Back row: unidentified officer (Yugoslavia), Commandant Flebus (Belgium), Colonel Stayner, Major Engles (Holland) Front row: Admiral von Unrug (Poland), General Piscor, General LeBleu (France)


Photograph of a group of British Prisoners of War, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1941 Back row: Michael Allan, unidentified, unidentified, Elliot(?), Heard, chaplain, Peter Storie-Pugh, Wardle, Kenneth Lockwood Middle row: Milne, Parson William Platt, German colonel (?), Harry Elliot, Rupert Barry Front row: Barton(?), Pat Reid, and Dick Howe


Photograph of group of Royal Air Force officers held as Prisoners of War, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1942 Included in the back row: Best, first left, Forbes, second left, van Rood, fifth left, Front row: Captain Dickinson, Major Stephenson, 'Bush' Parker, Douglas Bader, unidentified, unidentified, Bruce


Photograph of French Prisoners of War, including General LeBleu, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1941


Photograph of Polish officers held as Prisoners of War, including Admiral von Unrug, first left, front row, and General Piscor, second left, front row, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1941


Photograph of three unidentified Polish officers, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1941


Illustration (with extended caption) of Colonel Todd, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Richard Howe, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Rupert Barry, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant John Watton, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of an escape rope, made from blankets, utilised at Colditz Castle, Germany, 12 May 1941


Photograph of a view of Colditz Castle, showing an escape rope in position, 12 May 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of a Polish officer, Lieutenant Surmanowicz, c.1939-1945


Illustrated postcard (with extended caption) featuring caricatures of escaping prisoners and a German officer, Captain Priem, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the vault cells, marked with an escape point, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 14 May 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of the entrance to an escape tunnel, in a canteen, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 29 May 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of the exit of an escape tunnel from the canteen, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 29 May 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of German soldiers, showing provisions seized from escaping prisoners, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 29 May 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of a French officer, Lieutenant Boulay, disguised as a woman, 25 June 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of two French lieutenants, Perrin and Thibaud, disguised as artisans, 28 July 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Colditz camp electrician, Willi Pohnert, right, and his impersonator, a French officer, Lieutenant Perrodeau, left, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 28 December 1942


Illustration (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Frederic Guigues, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a French officer, Lieutenant Ely de Rothschild, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a Belgian officer, Lieutenant Durant, disguised in civilian clothes, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 23 August 1941


Photograph of a hole in the wall of a water closet, utilised in an escape attempt, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 31 July 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of prisoners, involved in the water closet escape attempt, including Allan, left, back row, and Verkest, back row, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 31 July 1941


Plan (with extended caption) of an escape attempt by Lieutenants Forbes and Lee, 25 August 1942


Photograph of Lieutenants Forbes and Lee, escorted by German soldiers, after their capture [possibly taken at Leipzig, Germany], 25 August 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Airey Neave, disguised as a German soldier, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 28 August 1941


Photograph of three officers, Lieutenant Kruiminck (Dutch), left, Lieutenant Storie-Pugh, and Captain van den Heuvel (Dutch), demonstrating an escape hole in their quarters, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Dutch lieutenants, Steenhower and van Lynden, disguised as German officers, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 15 December 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Dufour, right, and Royal Air Force officer, 'Lieutenant' van Rood, left, disguised as German officers, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 5 April 1943


Photograph of a mail sack concealing Cadet Linck, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 23 January 1942


Photograph of Cadet Linck emerging from the mail sack, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 23 January 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Colditz Camp officer, Paymaster Uhlmann, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of an escape route within an interior wall, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 27 February 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of an escape route within an interior wall, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 27 February 1942


Photograph of a camouflage 'heap of leaves' concealing the Dutch lieutenants, Kruiminck and van Krap, taken at Colditz, Germany, 12 December 1941


Photograph of German soldiers, including officer Teichert, 'The Tiger', centre, showing the camouflage 'heap of leaves', taken at Colditz, Germany, 12 December 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of an unidentified Dutch officer, with a bust of a Dutch officer, 'Max', taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 12 December 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of a group of Dutch officers marching, with the bust 'Max', taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 12 December 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Bruce, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of empty boxes, including a Red Cross box utilised in an escape attempt, taken at the magazine building, Colditz Castle, Germany, 2 September 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of the magazine building, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 2 September 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of a reconstruction of an escape attempt that occurred on 9 September 1942, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.September 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of a reconstruction of an escape attempt that occurred on 9 September 1942, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.September 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of a reconstruction of an escape attempt that occurred on 9 September 1942, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.September 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Michael Sinclair, pre September 1944


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Lance Pope, c. 1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a forged identity card of Oberfeldwebel [Staff Sergeant] Rothenberger, c.September 1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Hyde-Thompson, c.1939-1945


Newspaper cutting, from the Evening News, describing a meeting between former Colditz prisoners (Captain) Michael Farr, and (Lieutenant) Franciszek Baumgart, from Poland, at a reunion in London, May 1970


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Best, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Harvey, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Davies-Scourfield, c.1939-1945


Photograph of a hole in the wall of a prisoner's quarters [possibly concealing 'the French radio'], c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of the 'French radio', smuggled into Colditz Castle, Germany, within a parcel, c.1939-1945


Photograph of the unidentified soldier [possibly French] responsible for betraying the location of the 'French radio', c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of the 'English radio' discovered within Colditz Castle, Germany, 16 March 1944


Photograph (with extended caption) of a Zeiss-Icon safety lock and a measuring device, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a distilling device, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of a wooden sewing machine, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photocopy of an illustration of an unidentified man, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a plan of a tunnel under the chapel at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1942


Photograph of the entrance to a tunnel under the chapel at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of the space beneath the floor of the chapel at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1942


Photograph of the entrance to a tunnel under the chapel at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of an electrical station within a tunnel under the chapel at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1942


Photograph of a tunnel under the chapel at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1942


Photograph of the vertical shaft of a tunnel under the eastern side of the chapel at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1942


Photograph of rubble concealed within a church tower, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant LeRay, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre April 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Mairesse-Lebrun, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre July 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Dutch officer, Lieutenant Drijber, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre September 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Major Giebel, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre September 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Odry, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre October 1941


Photograph of Lieutenant Navelet, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre October 1941


Photograph of Lieutenant Boucheron, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre October 1941


Photograph of Lieutenant Tatistscheff, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre July 1941


Photograph of a French officer, Lieutenant Comte de Frondeville, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre December 1941


Photograph of a French officer, Lieutenant Durand, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre December 1941


Photograph of a French officer, Lieutenant Prot, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre December 1941


Photograph of a Belgian officer, Lieutenant Remy, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre April 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Airey Neave, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre February 1942


Photograph of a Dutch officer, Lieutenant Luteyn, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre February 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of a concealed hole under a stage, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 January 1942


Photograph of a rope hanging from a hole, under a stage, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 January 1942


Photograph of a French officer, Lieutenant Bouillez, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre June 1942


Photograph of Major Paddon, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre June 1942


Photograph of a Dutch officer, Lieutenant van Doorminck, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre September 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Fowler, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre September 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Patrick Reid, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre October 1942


Photograph of Lieutenant Wardle, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre October 1942


Photograph of Lieutenant Commander Stephens, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre October 1942


Photograph of Major Littledale, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre October 1942


Photograph of a postcard (with extended caption) sent by Captain Reid, from Switzerland, after his escape, to Captain Elliot, 5 November 1944


Photograph of Captain Reid and his wife, in Switzerland, post October 1942


Photograph of a French officer, Lieutenant Darthenay, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, Germany, pre July 1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Millar, a successful escapee from Colditz Castle, pre January 1944


Photograph of Captain Eggers, seated between Lieutenant-Colonel Broomhall, and Commander Stephenson, taken at the Camp theatre, Colditz Castle, Germany, 1941


Photograph of the British cast of a production held at the Camp theatre, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of the cast of 'Ballet Nonsense', on stage, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, winter 1942-1943


Photograph of the British cast of a theatrical production, on stage, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of three British cast members of a theatrical production, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of two British cast members of a theatrical production, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of the French cast of a theatrical production, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a French officer, Lieutenant Jung, seated, and other unidentified officers [possibly French], taken in the French library, Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of the French cast of a theatrical production, on stage, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of the French cast of a theatrical production, on stage, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of British soldiers jokingly making poses in an exercise yard, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of camp inmates participating in, and observing, a sports event, 'The Colditz Olympiad', taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of a volleyball competition, in an exercise yard, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of a blackboard displaying the results of a sports event, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of board games, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, previously used to conceal contraband, n.d.


Photograph of tools, compasses and other implements displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of uniforms, ropes and the bust, 'Max', displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a brush displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a brush displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, revealing a concealed compartment for storing contraband, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a brush displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, revealing a concealed compartment for storing contraband, n.d.


Photograph of a clothes hanger displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing a concealed compartment for storing contraband, n.d.


Photograph of a previously concealed compass displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of badminton racquets displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing previously concealed compartments for storing contraband, n.d.


Photograph of playing cards displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing previously concealed maps on their back surfaces, n.d.


Photograph of a naval uniform jacket, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, utilised as a civilian jacket, showing detached military insignia, n.d.


Photograph of cotton bobbins, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing a previously concealed compartment for storing a map, n.d.


Photograph of gramophone records, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing a false fascia for concealing bank notes, n.d.


Photograph of a draughts set, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing previously concealed pills utilised to cause jaundice-like symptoms, n.d.


Photograph of books, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing bank notes previously concealed in false covers, n.d.


Photograph of books, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing bank notes and maps previously concealed in false covers, n.d.


Photograph of a grooming kit, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing bank notes and a map previously concealed within it, n.d.


Photograph of a box, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing bank notes and maps previously concealed within it, n.d.


Photograph of a picture frame, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing a false paper previously concealed within it, n.d.


Photograph of mirrors, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing a previously concealed false back utilised to store documents, n.d.


Photograph of a draughts board, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing a document previously concealed within it, n.d.


Photograph of a chess set, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, showing bank notes and papers previously concealed within it, n.d.


Photograph of stamps, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, made by camp inmates from linoleum, n.d.


Photograph of a forged identity document, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a forged identity document, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a forged document, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of forged identity documents and papers, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a forged identity document and forged papers, displayed in the Colditz museum, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a glider constructed by the inmates of Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of an attic used in the construction of a glider, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of an attic used in the construction of a glider, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Illustration of General 'Bor', Count Komorowski, Commander in Chief of the Polish Underground Army, 5 February 1945


Newspaper cutting of the obituary of Brigadier-General Tadeusz Pelcynski, former deputy Commander in Chief of the Polish Underground Army, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of Giles Romilly, a nephew of Sir Winston Churchill, and reporter for the Daily Express, one of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages held at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1941


Photograph (with extended caption) of Lieutenant Alexander, nephew of Field Marshal Alexander, and one of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages held at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1943-1945


Photograph (with extended caption) of a British officer, the Earl of Hopetoun, son of the Viceroy of India, and one of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages held at Colditz Castle, Germany, 1943


Photograph (with extended caption) of Earl Haig, son of Field Marshal Haig, and one of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages held at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of Captain, the Master of Elphinstone, nephew of King George VI, and one of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages held at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of Lieutenant, the Viscount, Lascelles, nephew of King George VI, and one of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages held at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Photograph of Lieutenant de Hamel, nephew of Sir Winston Churchill, and one of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages held at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Illustration of Lieutenant Winant of the United States Army, son of the United States Ambassador in London, and one of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages held at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1939-1945


Illustrated postcard of a view of Laufen-on-Salzach, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of the Archbishop of Salzburg's Palace, Austria, n.d.


Illustrated postcard of the moat of Wulzberg Castle, Germany, n.d.


Postcard photograph of the entrance to Wulzberg Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of a yard, taken at Wulzberg Castle, Germany, n.d.


Postcard photograph (with extended caption) of an aerial view of Wulzberg Castle, Germany, n.d.


Postcard photograph (with extended caption) of a view of Wulzberg Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Eggers at the canteen door of Wulzberg Castle, Germany, 1970


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of Tittmoning Castle, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of a view of Tittmoning Town Hall, Germany, n.d.


Photograph of Captain Eggers on the bridge leading to Tittmoning Castle, Germany, 1970


Photograph of a view of a yard, taken at Tittmoning Castle, Germany, 1970


Photograph of a yard and chapel, taken at Tittmoning Castle, Germany, 1970


Photograph of a view of the former Prisoner of War quarters at Tittmoning Castle, Germany, 1970


Photograph of Captain Eggers and the warden of Tittmoning Castle, retracing an escape route, taken at Tittmoning Castle, Germany, 1970


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of an escape route, taken at Tittmoning Castle, Germany, 1970


Photograph (with extended caption) of a view of a hall, taken at Tittmoning Castle, Germany, 1970


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Graeme Black, one of the 'Norwegian' commandos, later executed at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 October 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Captain Joseph Houghton, one of the 'Norwegian' commandos, later executed at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 October 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Sergeant William Chudley, one of the 'Norwegian' commandos, later executed at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 October 1942


Photograph (with extended caption) of Private Cyril Abram, one of the 'Norwegian' commandos, later executed at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 October 1942


Photograph of Private Reginald Makeham, one of the 'Norwegian' commandos, later executed at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 October 1942


Photograph of Private C.S.M. Miller, one of the 'Norwegian' commandos, later executed at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 October 1942


Photograph of Private Eric Curtis, one of the 'Norwegian' commandos, later executed at Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Germany, taken at Colditz Castle, Germany, 13 October 1942


Photocopy of the transport list of the 'Prominent Eight' hostages from camp 4a Konigstein, Germany, to Tittmoning Castle, Germany, signed by Commandant Lieutenant-Colonel Hofleiner, c. April 1945


Photocopy of a letter from Walter Leschander, North Hollywood, United States of America, to Captain Eggers, announcing success in discovering a photograph of a glider, constructed at Colditz Castle, in Colonel Shaughnessey's war album, 19 February 1965


Propaganda leaflet, in English, published by the 'British Free Corps', urging British soldiers to fight against Bolshevism, c.1943


Photocopy of a forged leave document, made by a French officer, Lieutenant Guigues, at Colditz Castle, Germany, c.1943


Photocopy of the German translation of a letter sent by Lieutenant Tunnstall to his father, 23 November 1944


Photocopy of a letter from General Winckelmann, Commander in Chief of the Dutch Army, to Frau. Hesselmann, wife of the last commandant of the generals' camp, 4a, Konigstein, Germany, 3 March 1947


Photocopy of a letter from General V. Bourret, senior French officer of Oflag 4c, Konigstein, Germany, to Lieutenant-Colonel Hesselmann, Commandant, 14 June 1943


Photocopy of a letter from Earl Hopetoun and Earl Haig, in German, to Frau. Hesselman, wife of the commandant, Oflag 4a Konigstein, Germany, 1 May 1945


Paper addressed to Michael Farr, Mayflower House, Plymouth, Devon, n.d.


Newspaper cutting reporting the Royal Assent to the War Crimes Bill, from the Daily Telegraph, 10 May 1991 The album has extended captions for many of the photographs
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Events and Escapes at Colditz Castle from 1940 - 1945, as recorded by Hauptmann Reinhold Eggers, who was on the staff of Colditz, Germany, and Security Officer during the last years, n.d. [c. 1972]
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Photograph of Michael Harvey and his wife looking at one of the Colditz, [Germany], albums, n.d., [post 1973]
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Rough notes, probably by Captain M. Farr, concerning some of the Colditz, [Germany], Prisoners of War, n.d., [1970s] Originally enclosed in D/DLI 7/208/7
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Newspaper cutting concerning the death of Dr. Reinhold Eggers, n.d., [1974]
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2661 Sergeant-Major Thomas FARREY (SMITH) (Ref: Farrey D/DLI 7/209/1-15)

2nd Battalion and 4th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Enlisted 32nd Light Infantry 1875; later 46th (South Devon) Regiment; served Egypt, 1882 - 1885; joined 4th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, at Newcastle 1886; discharged, 1896; lived at The Garden House, Durham; died, 1899


Account book of Sergeant-Major Thomas Farrey, 1875 - 1894
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Certificate of musketry of Colour-Sergeant T. Farrey, 30 November 1891
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Testimonials to the character of Sergeant-Major T. Farrey, 4 October 1895 - 7 March 1896
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Furlough form giving Sergeant-Major T. Farrey permission to be absent, from to 21 June to 9 July 1896, in order to arrange his discharge, 17 June 1896
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Certificate of character, on discharge, of Sergeant-Major T. Farrey, 9 July 1896
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Certificate of discharge of Sergeant-Major T. Farrey, 9 July 1896
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Army notices concerning the retention of identity certificates and the payment of pensions, n.d. [1890s]
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Newspaper cutting describing the funeral of Sergeant-Major T. Farrey, 26 December 1899
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Photograph of T. Farrey in civilian dress, n.d. [c. 1875]
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Photograph of Private T. Farrey, n.d. [1875 - 1883]
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Photograph of Sergeant T. Farrey, 46th (South Devon) Regiment, photographed by Porral, Gibraltar, n.d. [c. 1881]
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Photograph half-portrait of Sergeant-Major T. Farrey, 2nd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, n.d. [1890s]
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Photograph of Mary Farrey, wife of Sergeant-Major T. Farrey, n.d. [c. 1887]
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Photograph of T. Farrey, ex 2nd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, with wife and three children, n.d. [1885 - 1886]
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Photograph of T. Farrey, added to a photograph of his wife and four children, taken after his death, n.d. [c. 1902]
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Second Lieutenant Herbert FAWCETT, M.C. (Ref: Fawcett D/DLI 7/210/1-3)

5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
Born Gateshead, 1893; enlisted Northumberland Fusiliers, 1915; commissioned DLI, 1917; awarded the Military Cross for 'the initiative that he displayed and for the courage with which he held his position'; died, 1978. Medals in DLI Medal Collection.


Newspaper cutting concerning the award of the Military Cross to Second Lieutenant H. Fawcett, n.d., [1914 - 1918]
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Photograph of H. Fawcett, M.C., at Kew Gardens, Surrey, 26 June 1965
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Photograph album of an unidentified officer, possibly H. Fawcett, of The Durham Light Infantry, containing photographs of the officer's family at Calais, France, July - September 1919; the 18th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, at Arques, France, January 1919, and 'D' Company, 2/6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, on Calais Sands, France, September 1919


Photograph of group of people in a garden, taken at 'Les Dunes', Calais, France, August 1919


Photograph of four officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] standing with a group of women and children by a tennis net in a garden, taken at 'Les Dunes', Calais, France, August 1919


Photograph of three officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] relaxing with a group of women at a beach chalet, 'La Mouette', taken at Calais Plage, France, August 1919


Photograph of three officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] relaxing with a group of women at a beach chalet, 'La Mouette', taken at Calais Plage, France, August 1919


Photograph of three officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] standing with three women and a young boy on a beach, taken at Calais Plage, France, August 1919


Photograph of three officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] standing beside two women and two boys in a garden, taken at 'Les Dunes', Calais, France, August 1919


Photograph of a view of a house, 'Les Dunes', taken at Calais, France, 1919


Photograph of two officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] relaxing with three women on a beach, taken at Calais Plage, France, September 1919


Photograph of two officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] relaxing with a family by a beach chalet, taken at Calais Plage, France, September 1919


Photograph of people relaxing on a beach, taken at Calais Plage, France, 1919


Photograph of two officers and a soldier [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] relaxing with two women on a beach, taken at Calais Plage, France, 1919


Photograph of two young women and a boy relaxing on a beach, taken at Calais Plage, France, 1919


Photograph of two young women relaxing on a beach, taken at Calais Plage, France, 1919


Photograph of two officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] relaxing with a family by a beach chalet, taken at Calais Plage, France, September 1919


Photograph of two officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] relaxing with a family by a beach chalet, taken at Calais Plage, France, September 1919


Photograph of a soldier [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] relaxing with a family by a beach chalet, taken at Calais Plage, France, September 1919


Photograph of a woman relaxing in a beach chalet, taken at Calais Plage, France, September 1919


Photograph of soldiers of the 18th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, filling in trenches, taken at Arques, France, January 1919


Photograph of Lieutenant J. Adams, 18th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, taken at Arques, France, January 1919


Photograph of Lieutenant R.D. Colbeck, 18th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, taken at Arques, France, January 1919


Photograph, captioned 'Ragging', showing three officers of the 18th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, play fighting, taken at Arques, France, January 1919


Photograph of Lieutenant J.G. Perry, 18th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, taken at Arques, France, January 1919


Photograph, captioned A few officers 'filling in trenches', showing a group of officers of the 18th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, relaxing on a hillside, taken at Arques, France, January 1919


Photograph of a view of a house [possibly taken in France], c.1919


Photograph of soldiers of 'D' Company 2/6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, relaxing on a beach, taken at Calais Sands, France, September 1919


Photograph of soldiers of 'D' Company 2/6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, relaxing on a beach, taken at Calais Sands, France, September 1919


Photograph of soldiers of 'D' Company 2/6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, undergoing physical training on a beach, taken at Calais Sands, France, September 1919


Photograph of soldiers of 'D' Company 2/6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, undergoing physical training on a beach, taken at Calais Sands, France, September 1919


Photograph of soldiers of 'D' Company 2/6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, paddling in the sea, taken at Calais Sands, France, September 1919


Photograph of soldiers of 'D' Company 2/6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, undergoing physical training on a beach, taken at Calais Sands, France, September 1919


Photograph of soldiers of 'D' Company 2/6th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, paddling in the sea, taken at Calais Sands, France, September 1919


Photograph of a group of officers [possibly of The Durham Light Infantry] with a group of women and children in a garden, taken in France, c.1919


Photograph of a view of the ruins of Ypres Cathedral, taken in Belgium, c.1919


Photograph of a view of the ruins of Ypres Cathedral, taken in Belgium, c.1919


Photograph of a view of the ruins of Ypres Cloth Hall, taken in Belgium, c.1919


Photograph of a view of Poperinghe Square, taken in Belgium, c.1919


Duplicate of D/DLI 7/63/5(225)


Photograph of soldiers of The Durham Light Infantry guarding German prisoners of war [possibly taken in France], c.1914 - 1918


Duplicate of D/DLI 7/63/5(219)


Duplicate of D/DLI 7/63/5(218)


Duplicate of D/DLI 7/63/5(217)


Duplicate of D/DLI 7/63/5(215)
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