Stephen Coffin papers

Scope and Content

Photocopied embarkation papers and related orders for Dr S.W. Coffin (February 1916); Photocopied embarkation papers for Mrs I.S. Coffin (March 1916); Manuscript recollections (September 1981).

Administrative / Biographical History

Stephen W. Coffin, born in 1890, studied at Guy's Hospital from October 1909. He joined the Artists' Rifles as a Territorial in 1910 and was commissioned as a Temporary Lieutenant, later Captain, in the RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps) on qualifying as a doctor at the beginning of 1915. He served at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley until 1916, then in India from 1916 to 1919, stationed at Peshawar, Nowshera, Bangalore and Malappuram.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Dr S.W. Coffin in October 1981.


In English.

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