Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/2
Date of Creation: 1914
Place of Creation: Aldershot, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 532
Content: Letter from Francis MacCunn to his Father [John MacCunn]. 6th Q.O.C.H, Rushmoor Camp, Aldershot, 27 September 1914.
Established at Aldershot but not yet 'gazetted'. Presently a 2nd Lieutenant but not commanding the university men. Mostly Highlanders, suspects MacRae would have 'felt a bit out of it'. Describes Walker as a 'pleasant cheerful companion'.
Physical Description: 1 folded sheet
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Letter
Accession Number: 4178
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Francis John MacCunn 1888-1915
Born in Liverpool. Son of John MacCunn and Florence Anne Sellar (d 1939). A cousin of the composer Hamish MacCunn. Studied at the University of Oxford. Assistant, …
recipient: John MacCunn 1846-1929
Professor of Philosophy, University College, Liverpool.
subject: MacRae fl.1914
subject: Hugh Walker fl.1914-1915
Captain, 6th Camerons.
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