Partridge, Charles Eric (Private, b.1896 - d.1974)

Accession Number AWM2020.992.1
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: .5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Letter
Maker Partridge, Charles Eric
Place made United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire, Salisbury Plain
Date made 1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Collection relating to the First World War service of 2724 Private Charles Eric Partridge, 53 Battalion, England, 1917.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Consists of a letter Partridge wrote to 'Vi' [full name unknown] from Salisbury Plain in England on 14 March 1917. Partridge writes that he has just passed out of the signalling school and expects to be sent to France and the Western Front soon. He also remarks on mutual acquaintances, the voyage over on HMAT Ceramic, coal strikes in the United Kingdom, his disdain of Salisbury Plain, and recent reviews by King George V, Field Marshal John French, and Major General Newton Moore.