Letters from Hugh Barr to his mother, 1917

Place Europe: Belgium, Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Messines
Accession Number RCDIG0001133
Collection number 1DRL/0092
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 2
Object type Letters
Physical description 10 Image/s captured
Maker Barr, Hugh
Place made France
Date made 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 Sergeant Hugh Barr, 44th Battalion. In these letters to his mother Barr writes of: the strain the 44th Battalion had been under in the Ypres sector; dealing with high casualties and incessant mud; his promotion to corporal; that we will be sending more money home; concern for his family and that there are not many “old boys” left in the battalion. Barr was killed in action on 13 October 1917 in Belgium.
This file contains:
Letter from Hugh Barr to his mother, France, 11 July 1917;
Letter from Hugh Barr to his mother, France, 6 August 1917.