Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/12/1
Title: Mazingarbe Bell.
Date of Creation: 1973
Place of Creation: Glasgow, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1376
Content: Note on the Mazingarbe Bell. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, dated March 1973, by William Robieson. Relates how Captain Campbell-Colquhoun rescued the school bell from the battered village of Mazingarbe along with a piece of the Lone Tree, and the subsequent history of these artifacts.
Physical Description: 2 sheets, stapled.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Notes
Accession Number: 2574
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Sir William D. Robieson 1890-1977
Assistant to Professor of History, University of Glasgow, 1913-1914.
subject: Archibald J. Campbell Colquhoun fl.1915-1957
Captain of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Joinced England 12/2/15; wounded 26/9/15 at Loos; rejoined 4/12/15; hospitalised 14/3/16; rejoined 8/4/16; hospitalised 10/5/16. …
subject: Great Britain. Army. 6th Cameron Highlanders
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