Ref NoWEA/C/F/1/43
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleLetter from Jack Weatherill to 'everyone' at home, 9 August 1942
Name of creatorWeatherill, Bruce Bernard (1920-2007) Baron Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons
Date09 August 1942
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter from Jack Weatherill to 'everyone' at home, 9 August 1942. An account of the journey into the mountains in a local bus, the small hotel where he and his friends are staying and their occupations on holiday. He reflects on his time at Dehra Dun as being good for sports and expensive for bad quality food, which gave him dysentry. He gives news of his transfer to 46th Cavalry at Nira, near Poona. Includes a postcard and photograph taken in Missouri
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/C F1/43 : 0535493/43
PhysicalDescription1 document (11pp, 1 photograph, I postcard and envelope). Ink on paper
Related OrganisationIndia Army 46th Cavalry
Related PlaceDehradun, India
Nira, Mahārāshtra, India
Pune, Mahārāshtra, India
Associated PersonWeatherill family
Associated PlaceRoseleigh Hotel, Mussoorie, India
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 (
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