Letters from Fred Leslie Biddle to his Mother, 1916-1917

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Accession Number RCDIG0000203
Collection number 1DRL/0119
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 37
Object type Letters
Physical description 189 Image/s captured
Maker Biddle, Frederick Leslie
Place made Egypt: Cairo, France, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1916-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Major Fred Leslie Biddle DSO, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade. The letters were written by Fred Biddle to his mother between 1 January 1916 and 12 August 1917. In the letters, Fred Biddle describes the evacuation of ANZAC Cove, his actions at Pozieres that eventually led to the award of a DSO, the head wound he received in the fighting and his trips to England on leave. The dates range from 1 January 1916 to 12 August 1917.
This file contains:
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 1 January 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 11 January 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 23 January 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 29 January 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 6 February 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 27 February 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 12 March 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 27 March 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 29 April 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 14 May 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 31 May 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 13 June 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 25 June 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 15 July 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 9 August 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 23 August 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 6 September 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 21 September 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 28 September 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 14 October 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 25 October 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 1 November 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 8 November 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 1 December 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 10 December 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 24 December 1916;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 7 January 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 20 January 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 4 February 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 18 February 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 25 March 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 11 April 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 29 April 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 11 May 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 25 June 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 23 July 1917;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 12 August 1917.