Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/11/7
Date of Creation: 1915
Place of Creation: Basingstoke, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1376
Content: Autograph postcard from W. D. R[obieson] to M. W. Robieson, Queen's University, Belfast. Postmark obscure. Reverse shows photograph of second lieutenant G. F. Cameron, Sergeant Porter and the members of No. 5 Platoon, B Company of the 6th Cameron Highlanders, taken at Basingstoke, Hants, in March 1915, as described in accompanying typescript note and in message. Message also states: We arrived here on Tuesday after a joyful but hard march. This is an excellent camp but Swindon is out of bounds.
Physical Description: 1 card. 8.9 x 13.7 cm. 1 sheet.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Postcard
Accession Number: 2574
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Sir William D. Robieson 1890-1977
Assistant to Professor of History, University of Glasgow, 1913-1914.
recipient: M.W. Robieson fl.1915
of Queen's University, Belfast
subject: Guy F. Cameron fl.1915
2nd Lieutenant of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Joined 24/11/14, from Oxford University OTC. Severely wounded at Loos, 26/9/15.
subject: Great Britain. Army. 6th Cameron Highlanders
subject: Porter fl.1915
Sergeant, 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders
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