Sir Hugh Boustead papers

Scope and Content

4 manuscript, typescript and photocopied letters to his Mother from Russia (29 July-7 Oct. 1919); 2 copies of typescript report "Diary of visit to the front of the 2nd Corps, Don Army, with the 1st Don Plastun Brigade", with covering memorandum (8 Nov. 1919); 2 maps relating to the operation against Sorokin, 3-14 July 1918, and the Steppe battle, 20 Dec. 1918-6 Jan. 1919 (n.d.); Typescript verses, "A Cossack Cradle Song", with photocopy (n.d.); Typescript recollections, possibly for autobiography, "Wind of the Morning" (n.d.)

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Hugh Boustead, Captain, South African Scottish Regiment, served on the Western Front and in South Russia, 1919, and later became Colonel.

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Access is unrestricted


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Related Material

Tape 361: interview recorded with Peter Liddle. See also GS 0165: Boustead, H. See also Book Section: "Wind of the Morning", the autobiography of Sir Hugh Boustead.