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Caiger family fonds. -- 1907-1947. -- 25 cm of textual records.

P.T. Caiger was born on 3 November 1889 and entered the Post Office as a boy clerk in 1905. He became a career Civil Servant, retiring as Staff Officer with the Ministry of Food in 1947. During World War I he served as a Sergeant with the 60th (London) Divisional Cylist Co. He was a founding member and Hon. Secretary of the Old Comrades' Association. He died on 27 February 1953. L/Cpl. Eric Caiger served in the Royal Suffolk Regiment of Great Britain during World War II.

There are two series. The first series consists of letters P.T. Caiger wrote to Annie Wells (later his wife), 1907-1918; 1916-1918 predominant. The second series consists of letters Eric Caiger wrote to his parents, 1939-1947. There are also a few letters to him from his parents and others.

Title based on content of fonds.
Date of acquisition and provenance are not known.
Finding available in hard copy and electronically.
There are no access restrictions.
Further accruals are not expected.
Location: Series 1 adjacent to the World War, 1914-1918 collection; Series 2 adjacent to World War, 1939-1945 collection.

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Last Reviewed: May 14, 2003