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Letter to Mrs. Eva Mary Bell, from George MacMunn, concerning the Dardanelles Campaign,

29 December 1915.

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In Collection: Hamilton of Hamwood, 1785-1939.
Description: MacMunn, who served with the British Army in Gallipoli from 1915, writes from the British Army's H.Q. in the Dardanelles. Reference is made to the evacuataion of Sulva Bay and Anzac Cove and his having spent Christmas Day in Cape Helles 'which we still hold'.

He also writes with sympathy of the effect the war has had on those at home, notably young women and 'new brides'. Referring to the impact the conflict has had on people's lives he writes 'Plans! Who can make plans? Warm up the bully-beef and light another bomb is almost the sum total of plans'.
Main Creator: MacMunn, George Fletcher, Sir, 1869-1952
Extent: 4 pp.
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Call Number: MS 49,155/40/8 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Copyright owned by the National Library of Ireland.