Letterbook for Harold Edwin Salisbury Armitage, 1915-1916

Units
Place Africa: Egypt
Accession Number RCDIG0000397
Collection number 1DRL/0053
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Letters
Physical description 61 Image/s captured
Maker Armitage, Harold Edwin Salisbury
Place made Egypt
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Transcribed letterbook relating to the First World War service of Captain Harold Edwin Salisbury Armitage, 50th Battalion. The original letterbook was sent by Captain Armitage to his Parents and written between 2 December 1915 to 4 June 1916. The letters cover the activities of the company, receipt of Christmas billies, his reflections on progress of the war and his appointment to Captaincy.