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Albert Batty Collection

1914 - 1928

Set of original 1914-19 First World War diaries (15) with additional commentary; photographs, postcards and other items relative to the war and armed forces; an almost complete set of R.A.M.C. regimental newspaper ‘The Pannier’; other items in the collection relate to Rio de Janeiro and India where Albert Batty was engaged in commerce.

Albert Batty lived in Salford from 1903 until 1914. His father was a chemist at Winterbottom’s where he himself worked for some years. He served through the First World War with the 18th Field Ambulance Unit (Transport Section) Royal Army Medical Corps