Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/34
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, Draycott Camp, Swindon, [1915]
Mobilisation of Friday, probably starting in France. Walker already making arrangements for disembarkation. Temporarily in charge of 'B' Coy. Division of K2 moving out 120,000 men. Address on Friday, 6th Camerons, British Expediency Force.
Letter contained in envelope date 7 July 1915 (MS Gen 532/33)
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: Hugh Walker fl.1914-1915
Captain, 6th Camerons.
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