Hawkins, William Lawes (Lieutenant, 59 Battalion)

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Accession Number MSS1374
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Manuscript
Maker Hawkins, William Lawes
Date made 1962
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0055
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

MANUSCRIPT TITLED "THE KING'S HORSES AND OTHER STORIES" CONTAINS ELEVEN SHORT STORIES BASED ON THE AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCES WITH THE 59 BATTALION IN FRANCE IN 1917-1918, AROUND BOULOGNE, MESSINES, ETAPLES, PERONNE, HUPPY AND THE SOMME. OTHER STORIES DESCRIBE HOSPITALISATION AND A THEATRE VISIT IN LONDON AND THE SEA VOYAGE HOME VIA SOUTH AFRICA IN 1919