[Material prepared for evidence before Dardanelles Commission] Extracts from ANZAC – Suvla Evacuation File

Accession Number RCDIG0000109
Collection number 3DRL/3376 11/15 File 7 PART B
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 7
Object type Papers
Physical description 26 Image/s captured
Maker Birdwood, William Riddell
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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This file contains letters and telegrams about the evacuation from ANZAC Cove and Suvla that were sent and received by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood between 1 December 1915 and 17 December 1915. Also mentioned in this file are plans for Helles before evacuation. This file contains correspondence to and from General Sir Archibald James Murray as Chief of Imperial General Staff, Sir Frederick William Stopford as General Officer commanding 9th Corps (ANZAC), General Sir Walter Pipon Braithwaite as Chief of the General Staff Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, and Major S S Butler. This file was part of Item 1 on Birdwood's list of files submitted as evidence to the Dardanelles Commission. This original list can be found in 3DRL/3376 11/15 File 1.
This file contains:
Letter from Birdwood to [Lieutenant General Archibald James Murray], 1 December 1915
"Instructions to General Officers commanding 9th Corps and Australian & New Zealand Army Corps" written by Lieutenant Colonel Cecil Faber Aspinall, 10 December 1915
Dardanelles Army Order No 1 issued by Lieutenant Colonel Cecil Faber Aspinall, 12 December 1915
Letter from Major B R Moberly to [Lieutenant General Frederick William Stopford], 13 December 1915
Letter from Birdwood to [Major General Walter Pipon Braithwaite], 14 December 1915
Letter from Birdwood to [Major General Walter Pipon Braithwaite], 17 December 1915
"Special precautions at Imbros to prevent leakage of information", issued by Major S S Butler, [c. November - December 1915]