Series 6: Correspondence between Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood, Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson, and Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, 1915-1919

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Accession Number RCDIG0000036
Collection number 3DRL/3376 6/-
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Series
Item count 141
Object type Letters
Maker Various
Date made 1915-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

This series contains letters exchanged by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood and Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson between 4 August 1915 and 4 September 1919. During this period, Munro Ferguson was the Governor-General of Australia. Some of the subjects discussed in these letters include recruitment, the conscription referendum, discipline, the evacuation from Gallipoli, demobilisation, peace celebrations, and conditions in the trenches. This series also contains a file of correspondence between Birdwood and Lady Helen Munro Ferguson about official recognition for nominated members of the Australian Red Cross.