Margaret Emilia Brunner Scrapbook, 1914-1915.
OM D64 .B741 1914 1 v. (196 p.) : ill., photographs; 32 cm. The War of the Nations" on the cover of this red, white, and blue cloth bound scrapbook. This scrapbook was compiled by the wife of a British officer and contains a vast amount of newspaper clippings on the war along with postcards, real photo postcards, telegrams, photos, sheet music, poems and other papers. The album covers the early part of the war, 1914-1915. Included are many lists of the killed and wounded. The telegrams are to Mrs. F.W. Brunner (Margaret Emilia Brunner) whose husband was wounded and later killed in action. The album ends with articles on the Gallipoli Campaign. Includes materials on the home, Newark-on-Trent, of the Brunners during the war. Major Francis Wilfred Brunner was an officer in the Royal Scots Fusiliers, 67th Field Company; he was killed at age 44 on 09/08/1915 during the Gallipoli campaign after surrendering to Turkish forces; he was bayoneted to death while a captive prisoner. He is buried in Green Hill Cemetery with Grave/Memorial Reference: Special Memorial A. 8. Major Brunner had been appointed Chief Instructor in Military Engineering in September 1910. Date range: 1914-1915.
|Main Author:||Brunner, Margaret Emilia.|
[Newark-on-Trent], England : s.n.]