Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/22
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. 6th Camerons, Basingstoke, 14 March 1915
Walker to be sent to C Company, he will be there with Donald Cameron from the 1st Battalion. Adopted a policy of setting the students to 'police' the others. Gather that Captain Colquhoun is an artist by profession. Confident that war will be over by next winter. Belloc agrees that Germans can be held on land and that an offensive blockade can be maintained at sea. Sent £10 by Thomson.
Physical Description: 2 sheets
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: Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc 1870-1953
subject: Donald Cameron fl.1914
Of K.E.H.
subject: Colquhoun fl.1915
subject: S. Thomson fl.1915
subject: Hugh Walker fl.1914-1915
Captain, 6th Camerons.
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