Pencil: Brigadier General Cyril Brudenell Bingham White, I Anzac Corps, AIF

Accession Number RELAWM01114
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Graphite, Wood
Location Main Bld: First World War Gallery: The Anzac Story: Gallipoli: Evacuation
Maker Unknown
Date made c. 1914-1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Wooden pencil used by General White whilst at Headquarters 1st Australian Division and Anzac Corps in Egypt, Gallipoli and France.

History / Summary

Brigadier General Brudenell White used this pencil to draft plans for the evacuation of ANZAC. Preparation for this were so secret that the word 'evacuation' did not appear in the plan.