Ref NoWEA/C/F/1/20
AltRefNo0535493/20
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleLetter from Jack Weatherill to 'everyone' at home, 23 June 1941
Name of creatorWeatherill, Bruce Bernard (1920-2007) Baron Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons
Date23 June 1941
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter from Jack Weatherill to 'everyone' at home, 23 June 1941. Comments on the latest war news and sees the invasion of Russia as a 'turning point'. Describes his present duties, while the rest of the squadron is away on exercises, including ensuring adequate supplies of beer for the men and whiskey for the officers, and having dinner with the Colonel. He also describes the activities of 'Panda' Paine the divisional artist.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/C F1/20 : 0535493/20
SubjectArmy
Training
Beer
Whisky
Alcohol
Artists
PhysicalDescription1 document (4pp and envelope) Ink on paper
Related PersonPaine, 'Panda' (fl 1941), soldier and artist
Associated PersonWeatherill family
Associated PlaceThorpe Mandeville Manor, Northamptonshire
CategoryCorrespondence
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (specialcollections@kent.ac.uk).
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