Private Papers of 2nd Lieutenant J C Beswick

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  • Documents.10884
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  • whole: 1 File
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Catalogue date 1977-01-28

History note

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Content description

Ms trench report (26pp) written by him as a Lance Corporal attached to the 5th Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (42nd Brigade, 14th (Light) Division) in France, 10 March 1917, giving details of the structure of trenches and routine procedures, with a photocopy of an ms letter (1p) written to his parents on 19 April 1917 shortly before his death in action on the 22 April 1917.

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