ID numberRCDIG0000205
TitleLetters from James Boe to his Family, 1915-1916
Collection number1DRL/0132
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count7
Object typeLetters
MakerBoe, James
Place made
  • Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
  • United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made1915-1916
Physical description8 Image/s captured
DescriptionTypewritten 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;
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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