Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/26
Date of Creation: 1915
Place of Creation: Swindon
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 532
Content: Letter from Francis MacCunn to his Mother. 6th Camerons, Chiseldon, Nr Swindon, 15 May 1915
1915 written by another hand.
Gazette arrived-now have 'three stars and two stripes'. Major MacKenzie not sufficiently strong to be in command. Cameron commander of No. 5 Platoon 'ideal officer'. No.7 Sir Archibald Ava Campbell 'extraordinary chap'. No.8 has Wilson who was a Sergeant in No.5.
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: Sir Archibald Augustus Ava Campbell 1879-1916
[See: Who was who]
subject: Mackenzie fl.1914
subject: Wilson fl.1915
Sergeant, 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
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