Personal papers accumulated by a small minority of the many thousands of soldiers who served with the East Surrey Regiment and its predecessors are held by Surrey History Centre under the reference ESR/25. These may include service papers, private diaries, letters, photographs and other documents relating to the soldier’s career and life. They are organised alphabetically by surname.
Click on the following links to view pdf copies of the listings of these papers, giving details of the documents included in the each collection. These documents can then be viewed at the Surrey History Centre. The pdf documents can be searched using the ‘Find’ or ‘Search’ facility in Adobe Acrobat.
Documents are added to these records on a regular basis, for up-to-date information please contact Surrey History Centre.