Letters from Frederick Warren Muir, 1914-1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0000429
Collection number 2DRL/0316
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 35
Object type Letters
Physical description 150 Image/s captured
Maker Muir, Frederick Warren
Place made At sea, Egypt: Cairo, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Mudros, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1914-1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of 644 Private Frederick Warren Muir, 1st Battalion. The letters were written by Private Muir to his Mother between 1914 and 25 November 1915 and describe the training in Egypt, his experiences in Cairo and his time at Gallipoli. Of the Landing, Private Muir states that "... 50 yards from the shore the destroyer stopped and we tumbled unceremoniously over the side into the ships' boats alongside...and springing out into the water we waded ashore to find ourselves at last on hostile soil".
This file contains:
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, [1914];
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 1914;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 10 December 1914;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 21 December 1914;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 26 December 1914;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 4 December [January]1914[1915];
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 10 January 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 17 January 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 2 February 1914 [1915];
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 10 February 1914 [1915];
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 19 February 1914 [1915];
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 28 February 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 7 March 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mum, 14 March 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 8 May 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 8 June 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 19 June 1915;
Postcard from Frederick Warren Muir to Mrs R. O'Donnell, 24 June 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 14 July 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 17 August 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 24 August 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mr Macgregor, 2 September 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 8 September 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, [n.d.];
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 19 September 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 1 October 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 5 October 1915, [includes newspaper cutting, featuring the poem 'Outward Bound', n.d.];
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 8 October 1915, [incomplete];
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 24 October 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 25 October 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 31 October 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 10 November 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 15 November 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 21 November 1915;
Letter from Frederick Warren Muir to Mater, 25 November 1915.