Telegrams received by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood, 1917

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Accession Number RCDIG0000065
Collection number 3DRL/3376 9/3d
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 11
Object type Papers
Physical description 17 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

This folder contains 11 telegrams received and sent by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood between 27 January and 17 November 1917. This folder contains congratulatory telegrams for honours received by Birdwood as well as for successes of Australian troops in France.
This file contains:
Telegram from Lieutenant Colonel James Gordon Legge to Birdwood, 27 January 1917 [includes original and decoded messages]
Telegram from Lieutenant General Henry George Chauvel to Birdwood, 2 July 1917
Telegram from Arthur William de Brito Savile Foljambe to Birdwood, 2 July 1917
Telegram from William Morris Hughes to Birdwood, 16 June 1917 [includes original telegram, typed version and envelope]
Telegram from General Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer to Birdwood, 26 September 1917
Telegram from General Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer to Birdwood, 28 September 1917
Telegram from Andrew Fisher to Birdwood, 11 October 1917
Telegram from General Charles Monro to Birdwood, 1 November 1917
Telegram from George Foster Pearce to Birdwood, 5 November 1917
Telegram Major General Newton James Moore to Birdwood, 14 November 1917
Telegram from William Morris Hughes to Birdwood, 17 November 1917