Letters from Sydney Phillipson

Scope and Content

  • 1 23 November 1912 Academic: Teacher's Diploma.
  • /2 6 Jan 1915, War: Application for commission.
  • /3 8 Mar 1915, War: R.A.M. C.
  • /4 5 May 1915, War: M.T.S.
  • /529 May 1915, War: Application for commission.
  • /6 9 Jun 1915, War: Commission.
  • /7 10 Jun 1915, War: Commission.
  • /8 14 Jun 1915, War: Commission.
  • /9 18 Jul 1915, War: Commission.
  • /10 2 Dec 1915War: Failure to secure Commission.
  • /11 16 Dec 1915, War: Territorial commission.
  • /12 18 Dec 1915, War: Territorial commission.
  • /13 21 Dec 1915, War: Territorial commission.
  • /14 12 Apr 1916, War: Officers' cadet battalion
  • /15 6 Jul 1916, War: leave.
  • /16 2 October 1916, War: Royal Welsh Fus. France.
  • /17 10 Dec 1916 J.G. Edwards, War: Illness.
  • /18 29 Dec 1916, War: illness. J.G. Edwards.
  • /19 25 Jun 1917, War: family.
  • /2018 Oct 1917, War: France.
  • /21 19 Dec 1918, War: Armistice.
  • /22 20 Dec 1918, War: Demobilisation.
  • /23 12 Jan 1919, War: Army Education.
  • /24 8 Feb 1919, Personal: Job prospects.
  • /253 Dec 1922, Personal: Ceylon.
  • /26 24 Mar 1924 Personal.
  • /27 18 May 1924 Personal.
  • /28 12 Apr 1929 Personal.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sydney Phillipson graduated with first class honours in history at the University of Manchesterin 1912; he took a M.A. and T.D. the following year. He later worked in the colonial civil service.