|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Armitage, George Lawrence, 1891-1964.|
|Title:||George Lawrence Armitage Letters and Photograph|
|Extent:||0.1 cubic feet (2 folders)|
George L. Armitage (1891-1964) was a doctor assigned to the 70th Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery during World War I. He was from Savannah, Georgia and joined the British Army at the outbreak of the war in September 1914.
This collection consists of letters sent by George Lawrence Armitage to his parents in Savannah, Georgia and later Charleston, South Carolina. The letters discuss his experiences in both England and France during World War I. The letter dated May 23, 1918, includes a photograph showing Armitage's class following training on reaction to mustard gas.
Material was acquired from the son of creators.
[item identification], George Lawrence Armitage letters and photograph, MS 2188, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of George Lawrence Armitage, 1985.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
|1||February 22, 1918-June 5, 1918|
|2||June 9, 1918-June 13, 1919|