Letters from Herbert Eckersley

Scope and Content

  • /1 14 Aug 1915, War: Friends' Ambulance Unit. France.
  • /2 16 Nov 1915, War: Friends' Ambulance Unit. France. History School news .
  • /3 7 Jul 1916, War: Friends' Ambulance Unit. Belgium. Barge hospital.
  • /4 5 Aug 1916, War: Friends' Ambulance Unit.
  • /5 30 Sep 1916, War: Friends' Ambulance Unit.
  • /6 21 Feb 1917, War: Desire to obtain commission.
  • /7 5 Mar 1917, War: Application for commission.
  • /8 21 Apr 1917, War: Leave. Commission.
  • /9 22 May 1917, War: Leave in England. Commission.
  • /10 17 Jun 1917, War: Officer Training School. Cambridge.
  • /11 17 Aug 1917, War: Labour Corps.
  • /12 29 Oct 1917, War: Labour Corps. France. Action.

Administrative / Biographical History

Herbert Eckersley (1895-1917), studied history at the University of Manchester before serving inthe Friends' Ambulance Unit and the Labour Corps during the First World War. He was killed in actionnear Ypres in 1917.