A collection of 263 letters and postcards written by Ronald Craigie to his mother and his father, the Rev. Charles Craigie, rector of Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire, between Jul 1915 and Nov 1917. Also, 1 letter from by Sgt. W. H. Morris to Mrs Craigie, 9 Jan 1916 [BT92/66]; 1 letter from by Maj. Welch to Mr Craigie, 25 Nov 1916 [BT92/185]; 2 telegrams from the War Office to Mr Craigie, 29 Nov and 11 Dec 1916 [BT92/266 and 267]; 1 letter from the War Office to Mr Craigie, 22 Dec 1916 [BT92/195]; 1 letter from R.D. Goodman(?) to Canon Bowlby, 2 Nov 1880 [BT92/269]
Ronald C. Craigie, Lt. D Company, 6th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, landed with battalion at Boulogne 22 Jul 1915. Service Jul 1915 – Nov 1917 in Belgium and France. Battles of Loos (Sept 1915), Mount Sorrel (Jun 1916), Guillemont (Sept 1916), Transloy Ridges (Oct 1916), Langemarck (Aug 1917), Menin Road Ridge (Sept 1917). Captain by Jun 1917. M.C. and Bar. Wounded Nov 1916. See W. de B. Wood, ed., The History of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry in the Great War 1914-1918 (1925), [HARC Library, AM 67/1].