Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/23
Date of Creation: 1915
Place of Creation: Camberley, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 532
Content: Letter from Francis MacCunn to his Mother. Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, 18 April [1915]
Met George MacKenzie; has a brother in 3rd KOSB. Bill [brother] present, does not see immediate prospect of service, but drain on special resource may be imminent. Royal Scots (13th) in Brigade being 'filled with pith helmets'. Received letter from Doris [sister].
Physical Description: 2 folded 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: 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: George B. Mackenzie fl.1915
2nd Lieutenant of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Left the battalion before it went overseas for service in 1915.
subject: Mary Poldores Thomson 1896-1983
Née Mary Poldores MacCunn.
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