Whittle, Jack Sidney, MBE ED (Colonel, b.1918 - d.2001)

Place Europe: Greece, Crete
Accession Number PR01868
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 3 cm
Object type Diary, Document, Photograph
Maker Whittle, Jack Sidney
Place made Greece: Crete
Date made 1940-1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection relating to the Second World War of NX8691 Lieutenant Jack Sidney Whittle, 2/1st Infantry Battalion, prisoner of war in Germany. Collection consists of two notebooks containing handwritten training notes (one includes French words and phrases), as well as two photograph wallets containing photographs taken during Whittle's early service in the Middle East. Also included are Whittle's demobilization procedures book, soldier's pay book, soldiers's record of service book, and member's personal equipment card. All this material relates to Whittle's service before he was captured on Crete and became a prisoner of war.