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Knight, William Blackler
TitleKnight, William Blackler
Scope and Content of FondsThis fonds consists of letters written to William Blacker Knight by members of his family during June and July of 1916, when he was a member of the Newfoundland Regiment at the Battle of the Somme. These letters were returned to the family, undelivered, as Knight had been killed at Beaumont Hamel on July 1. The envelopes for these letters carry various stamps and notations; each has the word Dead, written in - red ink on the outside front. There are four letters written by Knight to his father in late 1914 and early 1915, while he was still undergoing training in Scotland, and a letter from the Deputy Paymaster of the Newfoundland Regiment, dated 1917, accompanying the return of some of Knight's belongings.
Author of Finding AidRiggs, Bert, 1954-
Date of Finding Aid2000
Resource TypeFinding Aid
TypeText
FormatXML
IdentifierMF-344
Languageeng
CollectionArchives and Special Collections Finding Aids (EAD)
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
CONTENTdm file name119.xml
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