Letters from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, 1918

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Accession Number RCDIG0001118
Collection number PR04347
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 22
Object type Letters
Physical description 82 Image/s captured
Maker Champion, Gordon Cecil Buckingham
Place made Belgium, France, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London, Western Front
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of 30239 Driver Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column. These letters from Champion to his sweetheart Dorothea “Dorrie” Adams cover: his work carting ammunition to artillery units at the front as a driver of the 1st Divisional Ammunition Column; billeting; conditions on the Western Front; his friend John “Jack” Ferris Crowhurst; the boils affecting himself and the other men; Sidney “Sid” Pagget Clayton; covering the Allied advance at Cambrai and St. Quentin; leave to England. Champion would later marry Adams after the war in 1922. This file contains:
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, [In the field], 2 January 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 9 January 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 3 February 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 7 February 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 15 February 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 24 February 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 5 March 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 10 March 1918;
Letter (including envelope) from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 30 April 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 6 May 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 17 May [1918];
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 9 June 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 17 June 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 2 July 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 7 July 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 22 July 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 13 August 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 22 August 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, London, 27 October 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 13 November 1918;
Letter from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, France, 5 December 1918;
Letter (including envelope) from Gordon Cecil Buckingham Champion to Dorothea "Dorrie" Adams, Belgium, 22 December 1918.