Curtis family : Papers

Date
1915-1918
By
Curtis familyCurtis, Jim (Jnr), active 1917; Curtis, Annie, active 1917; Curtis, James, active 1892-1917; Curtis, Michael Joseph, 1892-1917; Curtis, Francis, 1898-
Ref
MS-Papers-9234
Description

Collection comprises World War One letters from Michael Curtis in Egypt back to his family in Dannevirke. These letters describe his time in Egypt, visiting the pyramids and Cairo. Comments on fellow soldiers from Dannervirke that he has met including sons from the Allardice family. Describes living conditions at camp, and comments on periods when he has been recovering from battle wounds. Also includes further letters from or to other Curtis family members and ephemera concerning Michael Curtis' death.

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Papers concern Sergeant Michael Curtis who served with the Wellington Mounted Rifles in World War One, dying from wounds in 1917.

Quantity: 3 folder(s). 0.03 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Mss & printed matter

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3 folder(s), 0.03 Linear Metres, Ephemera, Family papers, Manuscripts, Personal correspondence, Mss & printed matter
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Date: 1915-1916 From: Curtis family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9234-1 Description: Folder comprises outward correspondence from Michael Curtis in Egypt, back to his brother Jim Curtis and sister in Dannevirke.. Quantity: 1 folder(s). Phys...
Date: 1916-1917 From: Curtis family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9234-3 Description: Folder incudes envelopes addressed to Mr J Curtis Jnr; memorial card for Michael Joseph Curtis; one page of a greeting card; photographic postcard from Egypt...
Date: 1915-1918 From: Curtis family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9234-2 Description: Folder comprises correspondence from Michael Curtis in Egypt to his mother and father, 1915; correspondence from Michael Curtis to his brother Frank, 1915; c...