Correspondence from Sir Ronald and Lady Helen Munro Ferguson to Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood, 1917-1919

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Accession Number RCDIG0000038
Collection number 3DRL/3376 6/2
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 37
Object type Letters, Newspaper cutting
Physical description 120 Image/s captured
Maker Munro Ferguson, Helen
Munro Ferguson, Ronald Craufurd
Date made 1917-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

This file contains 36 letters, including attachments, from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood between 10 May 1917 and 10 June 1919. Some of the topics discussed in these letters are recruitment, the conscription referendum, supply of reinforcements, discipline, and desertion in the Australian Imperial Force. Also included in this file is a letter from Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, who was President of the Australian Red Cross Society.
This file contains:
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 10 May 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 4 June 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 24 June 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 29 June 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 11 July 1917 [including newspaper clipping, 6 July 1917]
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 19 July 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 24 July 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 2 September 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 25 September 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 16 October 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 5 November 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 1 December 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 18 December 1917
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 7 January 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 17 January 1918 [includes newspaper clippings "Men for the War: Enlistments to end of year", 12 January 1915 and "Gallantry in the field: Presentation of medals", 15 January 1918]
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 18 February 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 7 March 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 29 March 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 23 April 1918 [includes "Memorandum on the proceedings of the conference convened by His Excellency The Governor-General on the subject of securing voluntary enlistment in reinforcements for the AIF now serving abroad]
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 6 May 1918 [Includes notes for Munro Ferguson's 'last recruiting speech']
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 2 June 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 13 June 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 15 July 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 12 September 1918 [Includes newspaper clipping 'Hughes meets Lloyd George: Prime Ministers show affection, and discuss affairs of the empire', 7 September 1918]
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 30 September 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 28 October 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 30 October 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 7 November 1918
Letter from Lady Helen Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 21 January 1919
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 12 December 1918
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 13 January 1919
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 10 February 1919
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 26 February 1919
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 2 April 1919
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 2 May 1919
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 16 May 1919 [includes note regarding officer conduct on board transport ships]
Letter from Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson to Birdwood, 10 June 1919

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