Captain Ernest Pellew Orr-Ewing; "The Army Council express their sympathy"
Captain Ernest Pellew Orr-Ewing was in the Scots Guards and was killed in action in an attack on "Flers line" at the Battle of the Somme on 15th Sept. 1916. The album contains objects giving detailed information obtained from historical research on the story at four of the battlefields. Objects are: telegram from the War Office to his father on his death, field service record, death certificate, initial burial letter then later letter on burial (moved to another cemetery), report on his affairs after his death, lawyers letter on his estate, letter of receipt and note, photographs of memorial and grave and church plaque at Killearn Kirk, Stirlingshire, and a photograph of his brother Sir Norman Archibald Orr-Ewing.
|Creator||Ernest Pellew Orr-Ewing (Search Europeana for this person)|
Robert Webster (Search Europeana for this person)
|Subject Terms||World War I, Trench Life|