Lieutenant F. B. Turner: letters to his father F. B. Turner (Deputy Commissioner, Raipur, India)

Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of 36 letters and telegrams, written between March 1918 and February 1919, to his father in India, describing his experiences as an artillery signalling officer in Flanders, during the last year of the First World War.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Purchased at auction, Stride & Son, 1.12.00, lot 409

Other Finding Aids

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