Wirgman, Helen Augusta, d 1931 (known as Wirgie)
- Existence: d 1931
Wirgman, Helen Augusta (d. 15 Mar 1931) 'Wirgie'
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Hamo Sassoon was commissioned in the Royal Engineers. He was mortally wounded at Gallipoli on 28 October 1915 and was buried at sea on 1 November 1915. The letters include three from Hamo while with the Royal Engineers and two from Siegfried Sassoon following his brother's death.
Letters from Helen Augusta Wirgman (London and elsewhere) to Siegfried Sassoon re music, literature etc, 1905-1915 (mid 1900s-mid 1910s (12 Jun 1907, [1907/8], 8 November, 22 December 1908,11, [12?] March, 8 April, [May], 24 Jun, 26 August 1909, 6 August 1910, 24 Jul no year given., and 4 undated items))
A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.