Extracts from letters written by John Stanley Bannon, 1917

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Wiltshire, Larkhill
Accession Number RCDIG0001168
Collection number 1DRL/0087
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 2
Object type Letter, Typescript
Physical description 3 Image/s captured
Maker Bannon, John Stanley
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London, Southwark, Camberwell, United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire, Salisbury
Date made 1917; 1927
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Typescript extracts of letters relating to the First World War service of 27163 Gunner John Stanley Bannon, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade. These extracts cover Saint Patrick's Day in 1917 with Bannon’s brother Nicholas (Nick) at the Larkhill camp, his recuperation in England from a gas attack at the front in October 1917, how his brother Nick was also gassed but had to remain at the front due to the shortage of men, and his brother being awarded the Military Medal for his bravery in fighting an ammunition dump fire. This file contains:
Extracts from letter written by John Stanley Bannon, Salisbury, [1917];
Extracts from letters written by John Stanley Bannon, 1st London General Hospital, Camberwell, London, 21 December 1917.