Despatches – Dardanelles Army – 28/12/15 and 20/1/16 and Order of Battle – Mediterranean Expeditionary Force

Accession Number RCDIG0000091
Collection number 3DRL/3376 11/8
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 3
Object type Papers
Physical description 50 Image/s captured
Maker Birdwood, William Riddell
Place made Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.

This file includes despatches by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood about the evacuation from Gallipoli between December 1915 and January 1916. The file itself was identified as Item 10 on Birdwood's original listing of files related to the Dardanelles campaign. This original list can be found in 3DRL/3376 11/15 File 1.
This file contains:
Original envelope titled "Despatches 28/12/15 - 20/1/16 and order of Battle MEF Dardanelles Army", n.d.
Despatch from Birdwood to Chief of the General Staff Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 28 December 1915
Despatch from Birdwood to General Sir Charles Monro, 20 January 1916
Order of Battle of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force October 1915