Letters from Harold Edward 'Pompey' Elliott to his family, November 1916 - December 1916

Place Europe: France
Accession Number AWM2018.19.74
Collection number 2DRL/0513
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 15
Object type Letter
Physical description 108 Image/s captured
Maker Elliott, Harold Edward 'Pompey'
Place made France
Date made 1916
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 Brigadier General Harold Edward Elliott, 15 Brigade. Some of the letters were censored by Pompey, and later his daughter Violet prior to donation removing details of a personal nature. The letters cover November 2016 - December 2016 detailing; the chateau where he and his men stayed; the horror of the trenches; the brutality of the Germans in a justification of the war; the cold weather; his illness; capturing Germans killing some and gaoling the rest; trench foot. This file contains:

Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 2 November 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 9 November 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 12 November 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 14 November 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 24 November 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott, France, 27 November 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 2 December 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 7 December 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 8 December 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 16 December 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 18 December 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 24 December 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his wife Catherine, France, 26 December 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott to his son Laddie, France, 27 December 1916
Letter from Harold Edward Elliott, France, 30 December 1916