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Salvation Army personal papers collections: Lt-Colonel Leonard Woodward
Scope and content
These are the personal papers of Lt-Colonel Leonard Havergal Woodward.
The collection comprises diaries (photocopies) written by Lt Colonel Woodward whilst serving in the Dutch East Indies and the UK. They cover the years 1926-1927; 1939-1940; 1943-1946 and 1948-1950. It is not known when the photocopies were compiled but the collection includes autographs and notes dated 1963.
The records are arranged in nine files corresponding to each diary:
LHW/1 September 1926 - Sepetember 1927
LHW/2 July 1939 - January 1946
LHW/3 June 1943 - December 1944
LHW/4 January - December 1945
LHW/5 July - November 1948
LHW/6 January - December 1949
LHW/7 January - June 1950
LHW/8 February - June 1950
LHW/9 June - July 1950
Records creator's history
Lt-Colonel Leonard Woodward and his wife Maggie (nee Lowe) spent 33 years of their Salvation Army officership serving in Java and Sulawesi (Celebes) in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia). During 1942-1945 the Woodwards were interned with other Salvation Army officers in Makassar, a Japanese camp for prisoners of war. They returned to the UK in 1949.
The custodial history of the collection is unknown.
Conditions governing access
Open for research. The reading room of The Salvation Army International Heritage Centre is open Tue-Fri 9.30-4.00. It is advisable to make an appointment. Tel: 0207 326 7800; email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Conditions governing reproduction
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Other finding aids
A multi-level description of this collection can be accessed in the International Heritage Centre's online catalogue:
Second World War -- 1939-1945
Prisoners of War
Language of the material
Lt-Colonel Leonard Woodward
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