Erwin von Pflanzer-Baltin papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection GE 24
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      German English
  • Physical Description
      1 box; manuscript (partly photocopy), photographs, a postcard, a press cutting, and printed material. Includes 2 leather photograph wallets.

Scope and Content

Identification card (15 June 1911); 2 leather photograph wallets (nd); Photograph frame (nd); Programme for cavalry display (15 June 1914); Letter to his fiance, Violet Armstrong Murchison, with photocopies and translations (3-7 August 1914); First Aid certificate of Violet Armstrong Murchison (14 December 1915); Manuscript description of E.F. von Pflanzer-Baltin (nd); Blank field postcard (nd); Discharge certificates of English private J.C.G. Klee of the Middlesex and Leicester Regiments (24 September 1917); Press cutting of map of Poland [ca. 1937]; 6 large photographs (1914-1920, nd); 4 photographs (1902, 1914, 1953, nd); 24 photographs (1895-1914, nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

Erwin Freiherr von Pflanzer-Baltin (1893-1914) was a Lieutenant, 11th Regiment, Austrian Cavalry, serving on the Eastern Front and killed in action 13 August 1914.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by T.K.H. Robertson of Rubenstein, Callingham, Polden and Gale Solicitors on behalf of the late Mrs Violet Armstrong Clay, ne Murchison (fiance). See under T.K.H. Robertson in Research Correspondence File.


In German and English.

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