Letters written and received by Birdwood to the First Battalion AIF Association and others, 1918 – 1950

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Accession Number RCDIG0000071
Collection number 3DRL/3376 9/5
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 23
Object type Letters
Physical description 53 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Date made 1918-1950
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

This folder contains twenty-two letters written and received by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood between about June 1918 to 26 December 1950. Several of these letters were exchanged between Birdwood and the First Battalion AIF Association, as well as a letter from Birdwood’s daughter, Judith, written on his behalf. There are also letters from Dwight D Eisenhower, John Curtin and William Morris Hughes.
This file contains:
Letter from Reginald Collins to Birdwood, c.1918
Letter from Edward John Molloy to Birdwood, 4 January 1938 [includes envelope]
Letter from Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean to Birdwood, 22 January 1938
Letter from Cluny Macpherson to Birdwood, 22 January 1938
Letter from Theodor Pflaum to Birdwood, 22 January 1938 [includes photograph]
Letter from G J Howard to Birdwood, 2 March 1938
Letter from Birdwood to G J Howard, 11 April 1938
Letter from Dwight D Eisenhower to Birdwood, 26 May 1943 [includes envelope]
Letter from Padre Walter Ernest Dexter to Birdwood, 7 June 1943
Letter from John Curtin to Birdwood, 22 October 1943
Letter from Birdwood to the 1st Battalion Association, 20 January [1944]
Letter from Edgar Thomas Towner VC to Birdwood, 24 April 1944
Letter from Lieutenant General Edmund Frances Herring to Birdwood, 18 May 1944
Letter from William Morris Hughes to Birdwood, 11 November 1944
Letter from Jack H Webster to Birdwood, 3 October 1947
Letter from Birdwood to James Sydney Dandson [Davidson], 27 November 1947 [includes envelope]
Letter from Birdwood to the 1st Battalion Association, 10 April [1948]
Letter from Birdwood to the 1st Battalion Association, 26 August [1948]
Letter from Birdwood to James Sydney Davidson, 19 December 1949
Letter from C K Thrower to Birdwood, 26 January 1950
Letter from Birdwood to James Sydney Davidson, 2 July 1950
Letter from Judith Horatia Maud Birdwood to the 1st Battalion Association, 26 December 1950