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Reference numberPB/1/11
LevelFile
TitleFirst World War
Description'Naval Period': 10pp typescript of autobiographical reminiscences, with transcript of dairy entries for 30 May-1 June 1916. The typescript is incomplete, the last page reading 'Three weeks later I resigned from the Navy and became an...'
Lady Blackett retains the daily diaries kept by Blackett of his war service 1914-1916. See PB/1/10A.

2pp. letter from Captain Lord Alastair Graham, 23 November 1967, congratulating Blackett on the award of the O.M. and quoting from the record which he kept of his cadets at Datmouth. For Blackett he had entered: 'Games: does not shine. Remarks on character: Clever, quiet and nice. And in 4th term: Works and does well, and should turn out well'.

2pp. letter from HE Piggott, 25 February 1957, with reminiscences of Blackett's naval training, and his resignation from the Navy to take up studies at Cambridge.
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