David Balcombe Papers, 1914-1988, undated

Manuscript Collection #1140

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Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
    • Folder 1.a
      David Balcombe (Pvt) H Company, 4th Queens Territorial Regiment, Headquarters, Canterbury, England - HM Troopship GRANTULLY CASTLE (HMT E812) - Trimulgherry, Secunderababad, India. Letters to Parents, 113 Albert Rd., South Norwood, Surrey, England (10 Oct. - 31 Dec. 1914) Holograph Mss. 14 items. 42 p.
    • Folder 1.b
      David Balcombe (Pvt) 3d Platoon, A Company, 4th Queens Territorial Regiment, Trimulgherry, Secunderababad - Outram Barracks, Lucknow, India. Letters to Parents, 113 Albert Rd., South Norwood, Surrey, England (7 Jan. - 17 June 1915) Holograph Mss. 19 items. 62 p.
    • Folder 1.c
      David Balcombe (Pvt) 3d Platoon, A Company, 4th Queens Territorial Regiment, Outram Barracks, Lucknow, India. Letters to Parents, 113 Albert Rd., South Norwood, Surrey, England (1 July - 23 Dec. 1915) Holograph Mss. 23 items. 77 p.
    • Folder 1.d
      David Balcombe (Pvt) 3d Platoon, A Company, 4th Queens Territorial Regiment, Lucknow, India; 3d Platoon, Company A, 4th Queens, Old Lower Gharial, Murree [Hills] - Nowshera, India. Letters to Parents, 113 Albert Rd., South Norwood, Surrey, England (6 Jan. - 28 Dec. 1916) Holograph Mss. 42 items. 134 p.
    • Folder 1.e
      David Balcombe (2nd Air Man) 31st Squadron Aircraft Park, Royal Flying Corps, Risalpur - Bombay, India - SS MITHA - Aboukir, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, Egypt. Letters to Parents, 113 Albert Rd., South Norwood, Surrey, England (3 Jan. - 20 Dec. 1917) Holograph Mss. 27 items. 82 p.
    • Folder 1.f
      David Balcombe. (2nd Air Man - 1st Air Man ) 31st Squadron Aircraft Park, Royal Flying Corps - ARS Wireless Section, Royal Air Force, Aboukir, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, Egypt. Letters to Parents, 113 Albert Rd., South Norwood, Surrey, England (1 Jan. - 1 Sept. 1918) Holograph Mss. 13 items. 31 p.
    • Folder 1.g
      Telegrams to Parents, 113 Albert Rd., South Norwood, Surrey, England (1914, 1919) Holograph Mss. 2 items. 2 p.
  • Box 2
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    • Folder 2.a
      George Courtice, Durban, Natal Province, South Africa. Letters to His Sister, Miss Ruby R. Courtice, 42 Langthorne St., Fulham, London, England (1928) Holograph Mss. 5 items. 10 p.
    • Folder 2.b
      George Courtice, Durban, Natal Province, South Africa. Letters to His Sister, Miss Ruby R. Courtice, 42 Langthorne St., Fulham, London, England (1929-1931) Holograph Mss. 8 items. 24 p.
    • Folder 2.c
      George Courtice, Durban, Natal Province, South Africa. Letters to His Sister, Miss Ruby R. Courtice, 42 Langthorne St., Fulham, London, England (1932-1933) Holograph Mss. 11 items. 32 p.
    • Folder 2.d
      George Courtice, Durban, Natal Province, South Africa. Letters to His Sister, Miss Ruby R. Courtice, 42 Langthorne St., Fulham, London, England (1934) Holograph Mss. 4 items. 13 p.
    • Folder 2.e
      Miscellaneous Balcombe Family Letters (1915-1988) 3 items. 5 p.
    • Folder 2.f
      Envelopes without Letters (1915, 1917, 1929-1935, undated) 13 items. 13 p.
    • Folder 2.g
      Clippings & Ephemera & Indian Postage stamps (ca. 1915-1925) 6 items. 55 p.
    • Folder 2.h
      Our Empire in Arms. Program & Clipping. Staged by the Pupils, Loreto Convent, Darjeeling, Nepal (June 1915) Printed & Clipping. 2 items. 3 p.
    • Folder 2.i
      Photographic Prints of India (ca. June 1915) Black & white. 8 items. 8 p.
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