1917 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT WORLD WAR I SURREY ENGLAND HOMEFRONT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE VICAR OF NORBITON

By: REVEREND NEWTON HEELAS, VICAR OF NORBITON

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On offer is a super, fascinating British home front manuscript diary handwritten by the Reverend Newton Heelas, Vicar of Norbiton Kingston Surrey 1917 where along with the mundane parish happenings he comments on war events in this month on a page 'Churchman's Almanac' making for short, terse recaps of the bigger news: 29 Jan HMS Laurentic sunk, 200 lives lost; 1 Feb German ruthless submarine warfare; 10 Mar Baghdad taken; 12 Mar revolution in Russia abdication of Czar; 1 April America enters war; 25 April Dangerous submarine menace, 36 vessels sunk; 14 June Zeppelin shot down on South Coast; 7 July Saw Zeppelin fired at over Wimbledon; 29 Sept Air raids in London, Great noise; 31 Oct 30 German Gothas. Air Raid from 12 - 2am, not very pleasant; 7 Nov Balfour promises Palestine to the Jews; 9 Dec JERUSALEM taken by Gen Allenby. Overall G+.

Title: 1917 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT WORLD WAR I SURREY ENGLAND HOMEFRONT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE VICAR OF NORBITON

Author Name: REVEREND NEWTON HEELAS, VICAR OF NORBITON

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript, 20th Century Diary,

Publisher: KINGSTON SURREY ENGLAND ST PETER DIOCESE SOUTHWARK, 1917

Book Condition: Good+

Type: Manuscript

Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall

Seller ID: 0002251

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