Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 532/48
Date of Creation: 1915
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 532
Content: Letter from Francis MacCunn to Mother. 6th Camerons, Brit. Exped. Force, 15 August [1915].
Men going down with the '5 day fever'.
15th Division has a good reputation.
Billy [brother] slightly wounded.
Would like to get a hold of 'Land and Water' to find out what Hilaire Belloc makes of the 'Polish business'.
Letter contained in envelope. Addressed to Mrs MacCunn, Ben Cruach Lodge, Tarbet, Loch Lomond, 16 August 1915
Physical Description: 7 loose 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: Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc 1870-1953
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.
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