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60880: Letters of Hew Hutchison Grieg to his mother

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posted on 2024-02-18, 22:35 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

hew was born in India on 21st Sept. 1892. After fighting in the Great War he went on to become an Engineer.

Letter 1. Personal items sent home for safe keeping and how good he now is at sowing and mending his clothes.

Letter 2. Details trench attacks and food his mother sent him. he writes of the strain of serving on the front line and his duties.

Letter 3. He details the atrocities of warand its casualties. He also talks of his family and sends them his best wishes. he also writes of sending a parcel of eggs home.

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Creator

Grieg, Hew Hutchison

Date

1915

Date Created

01/01/1915 | 01/08/1914

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1915 | 31/12/1919

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

Number of Pages

17

Contributor

Everett Sharp | Everett Sharp | Edinburgh City Archives

Submission Event

Edinburgh Library Submission Day, 4th June 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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