Hill, Frederick J (Colonel, b.1837 - d.1907)

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Accession Number 3DRL/7910
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 folder: 1cm + 3 folios
Object type Letters, Papers
Maker Hill, Frederick J
Place made Ukraine: Crimea, Ukraine: Crimea, Sevastopol
Date made 1855-1856
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/111/014
Conflict Crimean War, 1853-1856
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

Eighty letters from 17-year-old Lieutenant Frederick John George Hill to his family covering his service in the Crimean War from 1854-1856. Hill corresponded every three to four days, with the first letters written on board HMS Perseverance en route to Crimea in June 1855. Hill served with the Royal Horse Artillery and documents action at Balaklava and Sevastopol, May 1856-June 1856. Other items in the collection include include a sketch map of Sebastopol and drawing of the harbour of Sebastopol.