Cecil Hope-Gill papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photograph album (March 1917-March 1918); Photocopied typescript recollections (nd); Typescript 230th Infantry Brigade orders (27 October 1917); Manuscript extracts from letters and journal written by C.G. Hope-Gill from Egypt/Palestine, 28 October 1917-1 January 1918 [ca. 1919]; Manuscript copies of two letters of reference (13 September 1919, 4 October 1919); Manuscript letter from his mother, M.M. Hope-Gill, to Mr King (2 July 1919); Photocopied medical report (20 February 1916); 5 photographs (1916-1919); 9 sketch maps and plans (nd); 3 Post Office telegraphs (26 January 1916, 28 January 1916, 7 March 1917); 2 reports (17 April 1917, nd); Postcard (17 April 1917); Pass (1 January-29 February 1916); Field medical card, with photocopy (22 January 1916); Medical report, with envelope (20 February 1916); 26 manuscript letters to his parents and aunt Nan (2 February 1916-30 April 1919); Manuscript letter from his aunt [10 December 1914]; 2 manuscript letters from his mother and father in Lucerne, regarding his engagement (19 June 1937); Manuscript diary notebook [1917]; Field Message Book (1917); Army notebook (30 December 1915-22 January 1916); Manuscript roll list (nd); manuscript letter from Lieutenant Colonel Walker (9 February 1916); 11 message and signal forms (7 January 1916, nd); Medals and miniature medals (1914-1919, 1937).

Administrative / Biographical History

Cecil Gervase Hope-Gill was born at Jabalpur, India in 1894. As 2nd Lieutenant and Acting Major, Royal Monmouth Engineers, he served on the Western Front and in Egypt/Palestine.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.