Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/29
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. Draycott Camp, Swindon, Sunday [1915]
Met Hetherington an J.H. after visit home. Managed Robieson's and Dyke's commissions satisfactorily. No news of going to the front, expect it to be the first week, July 13. 'Pulty' not going to the front due to ill health. Caught up with MacRae. Read a letter from Scott describing a day which they had been shelled.
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: Dyke fl.1915
subject: Hector Alastair Hetherington 1919-1999
Editor, The Guardian.
subject: MacRae fl.1914
subject: Robieson fl.1915
subject: Scott fl.1914
Of 7th (Stirlingshire Territorial) Argylls.
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