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Sassoon, Hamo Watts, 1887-1915

 Person

Biography

Sassoon, Hamo, ('Haymo'), 3rd son of Michael, nephew of Siegfried Sassoon

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Letter from Hamo Sassoon, ('Haymo'), son of Michael, nephew of Siegfried Sassoon, (no place given), to Siegfried Sassoon, 1929 (date inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/278
Scope and Contents

Likes ''Infantry Officer'' and poem with Stephen Tennant's illustrations (note with sketches of flowers).

Dates: 1929 (date inferred)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from Hamo Sassoon (Officers' Mess, Chatham), 1915 (date inferred; marked 'Sunday 27', most likely June 1915)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9877/1/4/1/1
Scope and Contents

Concerning arrangements to visit home and giving news of army life (parades, lectures, practical work, the food etc.).

Dates: 1915 (date inferred; marked 'Sunday 27', most likely June 1915)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from Hamo Sassoon (R.E. Mess, Malta), 1915 (date inferred; marked 'Thursday')

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9877/1/4/1/2
Scope and Contents

Describing his voyage to Malta and his activities with the Royal Engineers.

Dates: 1915 (date inferred; marked 'Thursday')
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from Hamo Sassoon (R.E. Mess, Malta), 4 Sep. 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9877/1/4/1/3
Scope and Contents

Describing his time stationed in Malta, a visit to a war hospital, and various people he had met; written just before leaving the island.

Dates: 4 Sep. 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series — Box: MS Add.9375/665-1094: Box 3

Letters from Hamo Sassoon (Matfield, Sherborne, Merton College Oxford) to Siegfried Sassoon re many undated, school news, visits to Heytesbury and to Haus Hirth, beginning at Oxford, and poem on Sassoon's 60th birthday [1946], 1935-1939 (1935-1939)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/717-31
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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.

Dates: 1935-1939 (1935-1939)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Other level

Letters to Theresa Sassoon from her son Hamo Sassoon and from other individuals, including Siegfried Sassoon, following Hamo's death in action, 1915-1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9877/1/4/1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1915-1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).