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MS 440

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MS 440

Title

Papers of Duncombe F. B. Buckley

Level

Sub-fonds

Administrative / Biographical history

Duncombe Frederick Batt Buckley attended Eton (JEY 1844-1848), served as Captain in the Scots Guards, fought in the Crimean War, was wounded at Alma and was killed in the trenches before Sebastopol 6 September 1855.

Date

1851-1855, 2011

Extent & medium

35 items

Content description

Duncombe Buckley's diary and letters relating to the Crimean War, accompanied by letters written by others to Alfred Buckley and others about Duncombe Buckley. Accompanied by five letters to Herbert Mildmay from the Crimean War front, clippings, and a modern photograph of a portrait of Duncombe Buckley.

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Acquired by purchase in 2011

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