Utting, Philip Edward (Sergeant, b.1889 - d.1917)

Accession Number PR05302
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters, Photograph
Maker Linsley, George
Place made France
Date made 1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to 36 Sergeant Philip Edward Utting, 20 Battalion, France and Belgium. Collection consists of a two paged original handwritten letter dated 12 November 1917, written by Cpl George Linsley. The letter is addressed to Miss Eliza Gale and describes the death of Sgt Utting. Also included is a shrapnel damaged photograph of Eliza Anne Gale, found on Utting's body at the time of his death. See also 1DRL/0587 for another collection relating to Philip Edward Utting. Linsley was promoted to Sergeant following Utting's death, then was himself killed five months later.