Telegrams and letters received by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood regarding Gallipoli, 1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0000078
Collection number 3DRL/3376 11/1a
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 11
Object type Papers
Physical description 14 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

This file contains eleven telegrams, messages and letters to Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood regarding the Gallipoli campaign that were sent between 5 June 1915 and early 1916. Some of the correspondents include General Gourard, Admiral Guepratte, Lord Kitchener, General Cox and Colonel Sir James Allen. Subjects discussed in these items include the evacuation from Gallipoli, Indian soldiers, and Australian troops.
This file contains:
Forwarded message from King George V to Birdwood, 5 June 1915 [Used with the permission of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II]
Telegram from General Henri Joseph Eugene Gouraud to Birdwood, 22 June 1915
Letter from General Herbert Vaughan Cox to Birdwood, 19 July 1915
Telegram from Admiral Emile Paul Amable Guepratte to Birdwood, 30 October 1915 [written in French]
Telegram from Colonel Sir James Allen to Birdwood, 27 November 1915
Telegram from Lieutenant Colonel Sir Henry MacMahon to Birdwood, 22 December 1915
Telegram from [unidentified] to Birdwood, 1 January 1916 [written in French]
Forwarded message from King George V to Birdwood, 11 January 1916
Forwarded message from Field Marshal Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener to Birdwood, 11 January 1916
Forwarded message from General Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre to Birdwood, 12 January 1916 [written in French]
Note from [unidentified] to Birdwood, [c. 1916]