Series 09.14.06 - Correspondence

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Correspondence

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CA HM 09.14.00-09.14.06

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  • 1939; 1944-1945 (Creation)
    Creator
    K. S. (Keltie) Kennedy

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3.5 cms Textual Records

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(1898-1987)

Biographical history

Keltie S. Kennedy. Born September 22nd, 1898 Kennedy was a WWI veteran. He enlisted on May 1st, 1916. He served in the Artillery and was badly wounded in France on April 29th, 1917. He joined the Hussars in 1921. He was Commanding Officer from 1936-1939. He is credited with keeping the Regiment alive. Due to his WWI wounds he was not medically fit to command during WWII and relinquished command to Harold Gamblin. He continued to serve during WWII and again was Commanding Officer from 1946-1947. He later was made Honorary Colonel of the Regiment from 1957-1969. He died January 7th, 1987.

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Keltie Kennedy,
H. S. Kennedy

Scope and content

Series consists of correspondence from Keltie Kennedy about his time with the 8th Hussars during and after the Second World War. Also included are letters to and from the Soldiers during World War 2. and circular letters .

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  • English

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Box - 26

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1.5 cm of Textual Records

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