Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/16
Date of Creation: 1915
Place of Creation: Hants
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 532
Content: Letter from Francis MacCunn to his Mother. 6th Camerons, Bramshott Camp, Nr Lipbrook, Hants, 24 January 1915.
1915 written by another hand.
Meeting with Lord Kitchener. Jimmy arrived yesterday. Letter arrived from Billy [brother]. Delay in promotions although they are certain. Received a letter from 'Hetherington's friend, Scott, who is in the trenches with the 7th (Stirlingshire tutorial) Argylls'.
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: Florence Anne MacCunn d 1939
Née Sellar. Daughter of Professor W Y Sellar. Wife of John MacCunn. Mother of Francis John MacCunn.
subject: Horatio Herbert Kitchener Earl 1850-1916
subject: William MacCunn fl.1914-1915
Brother of Francis John MacCunn. Served with the King's Own Scottish Borderers in 1915. Permanent secretary of the Bluecoat Society of arts, Liverpool.
subject: Scott fl.1914
Of 7th (Stirlingshire Territorial) Argylls.
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