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Collection Level Description: Papers of Private William Ward, 1st Leicestershire Regiment of Foot

Reference: MSS. Eng. Hist. e. 382, f. 85
Title: Papers of Private William Ward, 1st Leicestershire Regiment of Foot
Dates of Creation: 1894-1902
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Private William Ward

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Private William Ward, later Sergeant, (fl. 1894-1902) of the 1st Leicestershire Regiment of Foot.

Scope and Content

The papers comprise:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library with related papers (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 882, fols. 188-206), in 1982.

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Further Information

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Related Units of Description

Papers relating to Sgt. Ward, including certificates of character and discharge (MSS Eng. misc. c. 882, fols. 188-206).

Access Points

South African War, 1899-1902 | Campaigns

South African War, 1899-1902 | South Africa | KwaZulu-Natal

Ward | William | fl 1894-1902 | Sergeant, 1st Leicestershire Regiment of Foot

Colenso, Battle of, South Africa, 1899

Great Britain | Army | Leicestershire Regiment

Ladysmith (South Africa) | History | Siege, 1899-1900

Talana Hill, Battle of, South Africa, 1899

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