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Collection number 1DRL/0132
ID number RCDIG0000205
Title Letters from James Boe to his Family, 1915-1916
Record type File
Item count 7
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Letters
Maker Boe, James
Places made
  • Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
  • United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1915-1916
Physical description 8 Image/s captured
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Description

Typewritten copy of letters relating to the First World War service of 1916 Lance Corporal James Boe, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery. The typewritten copies of letters were written by James Boe to his family in Scotland bewteen 6 June 1915 and 19 June 1916. These letters recount Boe's experiences charging Turkish trenches at Gallipoli, his expectation at transfering to serve in France and the taking of German prisoners whilst at the front.
This file contains:
Typed copy of letter from James Boe to his father, 6 June 1915;
Typed copy of letter from James Boe to his father, 12 June 1915;

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Typed copy of letter from James Boe to his sister, 30 July 1915;
Typed copy of letter from James Boe to his father, 11 August 1915;
Typed copy of letter from James Boe to his father and sister, 5 April 1916;
Typed copy of letter from James Boe to his sister, 21 May 1916;
Typed copy of letter from James Boe to his sister, 19 June 1916.

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