Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/31
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, 27 June [1915]
Letter from Billy from the trenches, news that his best friend had been killed. Battallion inspected by King at Tidworth 'whole of the 15th (Scottish) division present, 7 Highland and 6 Lowland Battallions, also artillery etc'. General Wallerstein impressed. Letter from Medley. Thank Doris [sister] for letters and photographs.
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: George V King of Great Britain 1865-1936
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: Dudley Julius Medley 1861-1963
Professor of History, University of Glasgow, 1899-1931.
subject: Mary Poldores Thomson 1896-1983
Née Mary Poldores MacCunn.
subject: Francis Edward Wallerston 1856-1926
Né Francis Edward Wallerstein.
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