Bowness Millburn papers

Scope and Content

14 photographs (1918-1919, nd); Biographical note (nd); Typed transcript of Mesopotamian diary, 22 January 1918-9 July 1919 (nd); Photocopied press cutting "Show me the way to go home ... " by John R. Millburn (son) from the Bucks and Berks Countryside, Vol. 19, No. 139 (March 1979); Typescript letter from John R. Millburn (son) to W.G. Gledhill (21 July 1982).

Administrative / Biographical History

Bowness John Millburn (1879-1950) was educated at Berkhamsted School and initially served with the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry from 1917. As a Corporal, 1018 Motor Transport Company, ASC (Army Service Corps), he then served in Mesopotamia, January 1918-April 1919.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by John R. Millburn (son). See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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Related Material

See MES 037: Gledhill, WG.