Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/21
Date of Creation: 1915
Place of Creation: Basingstoke, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 532
Content: Letter from Francis MacCunn to his Mother. The Haye, Sherborne St. John, Nr Basingstoke, 7 March 1915
1915 written by another hand.
'B company had another desperate week, marching over 100 miles'. Staff Officers have been to inspect work. Donald Cameron attached to us, a good deal of service before being wounded. 'Premature announcement of my title as captain by the Glasgow Roll of Honours, Walker and I…impatient and a little uneasy'. 'Annoying and rather humiliating only to be able to show one star for all my service'. Two Captains brought in who's knowledge was gathered from the 'Sportsmans Ball'. Captain Colquhoun presently with B Coy.
Page missing.
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: Donald Cameron fl.1914
Of K.E.H.
subject: Colquhoun fl.1915
subject: Hugh Walker fl.1914-1915
Captain, 6th Camerons.
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