Letters to Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood and pamphlets on repatriation, 1918-1920

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number RCDIG0000026
Collection number 3DRL/3376 2/11b
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 7
Object type Letters
Physical description 17 Image/s captured
Maker Birdwood, William Riddell
Millen, Edward Davis
Date made 1917-1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Folder of 7 letters and pamphlets received and written by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood between June 1917 and 24 March 1920. The correspondence in this file discusses the topics of discipline, repatriation, and the AIF Education scheme. Some of the correspondents include Sir George Foster Pearce (Minister for Defence) and Edward Davis Millen (Minister for Repatriation). There are also writings by Brigadier General Thomas Henry Dodds and Bishop George Merrick Long, AIF Director of Education.
This file contains:
Pamphlet titled "The AIF Education Scheme", c. 11 June 1918 [contains contributions by Brigadier General Thomas Henry Dodds, Birdwood, and Bishop George Merrick Long]
Published letter to "the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Men of the Australian Imperial Force" written by Birdwood, 14 November 1918
Letter from George Foster Pearce to Birdwood, 28 January 1920
Letter from Edward Davis Millen to Birdwood, 17 March 1920 [original with pencilled annotations]
Letter from Edward Davis Millen to Birdwood, 17 March 1920 [copy with pencilled annotations]
Letter from Edward Davis Millen to Birdwood, 24 March 1920