Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/4
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 Camerons, High Rushmoor Bottom, Aldershot, Sunday [1914].
Letter read by Francis MacCunn which belonged to Walker that the men who fought at Antwerp 'demoralized'. Critical of the 'New Army'. Captains 'woefully ignorant'. Thanks Doris [sister] for letter, also received a note from Ramsay concerning his book.
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: George Gilbert Ramsay fl.1863-1915
Professor of Humanity, University of Glasgow, 1863-1906
subject: Mary Poldores Thomson 1896-1983
Née Mary Poldores MacCunn.
subject: Hugh Walker fl.1914-1915
Captain, 6th Camerons.
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