Letters written by Lionel Gordon Short, 1917

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Accession Number AWM2018.19.45
Collection number 2DRL/0045
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 18
Object type Letter
Physical description 50 Image/s captured
Maker Short, Lionel Gordon
Place made France, United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

File of letters relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Lionel Gordon Short, 23rd Infantry Battalion. This file contains both original and typed copied letters. These letters written between 31 January and the 26 December 1917 mention: how the battle of Poziers has changes the dynamic at and behind the front line; his thoughts on the compling of a 6th divsion; the second consribtion referendum and the sports which his unit plays in.

This file contains
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 31 January 1917 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 31 January 1917;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 11 February 1917;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 24 February 1917 [includes partil trancription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 25 February 1917;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 11 March 1917 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 31 March 1917;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, [10 May 1917];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, Cobham Hall, 10 May 1917;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, Cobhan Hall, 14 May 1917;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, [June 1917];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 23 September 1917 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 13 October 1917;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 6 November 1917;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 29 November 1917;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 9 December 1917 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Edith [his sister], 13 December 1917 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 26 December 1917 [Includes partial transcription].