Spencer, Henry Gordon, 1896-1962 : Letters / with introductory notes by Valerie Rhodes

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Date
1911-1912, 5 December 1917-14 Jan 1919, [ca 1986]
By
Spencer, Henry Gordon, 1896-1962Spencer family; Rhodes, Valerie June, 1932-
Ref
MS-Papers-9081
Description

Letters from Spencer, mainly to his mother, commence on 5 December 1917 from Featherston Military Camp and describe his departure for Europe, his training in England and France and action in the trenches in the last months of the War. Also includes introductory notes by Spencer's daughter, Valerie Rhodes, photographs of Spencer, newspaper cutting re anniversary of Webb Street Primitive Methodist Sunday School, 1911 and two testamonials written for Spencer in 1912 by the headmaster of Mt Cook Boys' School and by William S Potter, Primitive Methodist Minister (Wellington)

Spencer saw action in France with Canterbury Infantry Regiment from May to Oct 1918 when he was wounded.

Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Mss, typescripts, printed matter and photographs

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Alternative form available: Typed transcript of letters located at MS-Papers-3873

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1 folder(s), 0.01 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Manuscripts, Mss, typescripts, printed matter and photographs
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