Sir John Jardine papers

Scope and Content

45 manuscript letters, mainly to his parents and family, some written in the form of a war diary, with photocopies and typed summary notes (25 February 1915-2 February 1917); 2 photographs (1915, 1918); Typescript of diary, 29 October-2 December 1914, with summary notes (nd); Photocopied concert programme, regimental listing and menu from HMT Alaunia, 30 November 1914 (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir John Eric Birdwood Jardine (1890-1924) was a Lieutenant and Captain, 5th Battalion, Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, serving in India and Mesopotamia. He later became a Major.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See MES 053: Jardine, LW (brother).