Cecil Vipan papers

Scope and Content

2 press cuttings (23 November 1918, nd); 4 photographs (nd); Manuscript letter to his mother (22 June 1918); Manuscript letter to his father (1 July 1918); Manuscript letter to 'Dear old Elsie' (25 August 1918); 3 manuscript copies of letters to Professor Vipan (father), regarding the death of his son (24 September 1918, 29 September 1918, 3 October 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Cecil A. Vipan was a 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Cape Corps, serving in East Africa and Egypt/Palestine. He was killed in action at Gallows Hill, 20 September 1918.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Captain R.E. Morgan, RN (Royal Navy), (nephew). See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

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

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