2012.136.2

Christmas greetings from the RAF in Ceylon during WWII

Copy of hand-drawn Christmas `card` from Angus McLellan, serving in the RAF in Ceylon during WWII, to his sister Annie who was working in Edinburgh. Although not from Tiree themselves, Angus and/or his brother Alasdair were comrades of Charles MacLean (cousin of Lachlan MacLean, Druimfraoich) when he was shot down during WWII. (includes a photocopy)

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 9: drawer 4
Current Location: normal location

2 thoughts on “2012.136.2

  1. Gordon McConnell

    The Charles MacLean referred to was my cousin lost over France 1941 whilst serving in Coastal Command. I was named after him hence Gordon Charles. He was the eldest son of my grandmother Christina MacLean b.1873 the younger brother Donald Archibald MacLean d.1981 deputy chief constable of west Lothian vocabulary. Died Linlithgow. Charles is mentioned in the book “An Expendable Squadron” by Nesbit.

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