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image of Murdoch Munro circa 1944, Murdoch Munro, 1895-1961, Corps: 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, Rank: Lance corporal, Regimental number: 200147, Medals: Military Medal, 1914 Star

Discover some of the people of this collection...

Murdoch mentions several different people in his letters. Some are family members, some are friends or perhaps neighbors, fellow soldiers or nurses. Listed below are some of these people and a little bit about them. Included are some people who are part of the history of these items in the collection in an important way. For example the captain and Second Lieutenant whose signatures we see on envelopes and postcards. Do you have photographs of any of these people? Would you be willing to give me a copy...email me at eanygard@gmail.com

    • Mary Campbell Munro

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      Other names: Mairi
      Dates: 1896-1964
      Sister of Murdoch Munro, and to who all the letters and postcards are addressed to.Born in Ardcharnich, Loch Broom,Scotland

    • Euphemia Campbell Munro

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      Other names: Euphie
      Dates: 1900-1978
      Sister of Murdoch Munro

    • Helen Munro

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      Other names: Nellie
      Dates: 1892-1975
      Sister of Murdoch Munro

    • Rodina Munro

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      Other names: Dina
      Dates: 1898-1979
      Sister of Murdoch Munro

    • Simmone

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      Other names: wee lassie
      In his letter dated 21st November 1915 Murdoch mentions that in Calais he was teaching a "little lassie" English. He mentions her from time to time in subsequent letters, and just before being discharged from the military. In his letter to Mary dated 1st January 1919 Murdoch says he had just written to Simmone

    • Nellie

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      Other names: Cousin Nellie
      Murdoch sometimes speaks of his cousin Nellie as distinct from his sister Nellie

    • Captain DA Mackenzie

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      Other names:
      Officer of the 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders

    • E. V. Downie Leslie

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      Image used with permission of © Ross and Cromarty Heritage - http://www.rossandcromartyheritage.org/Home.aspx
    • Other names: Second Lieutenant Downie-Leslie (Edwin Victor)
      Dates: 1898-1917
      4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. Son of Frances E. Leslie, of Aberdeen and the late Robert Downie Leslie. He was killed in action in Arras France, on 8th/9th April 1917 aged 19. He is buried at Maroeuil British Cemetery Pas De Calais, France. His signature is on several of the envelopes and postcards.