Operation reports and draft orders, April 1915 - March 1918

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Accession Number RCDIG0000120
Collection number 3DRL/3376 12/2b
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 28
Object type Records
Physical description 65 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Date made 1915-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

This file contains 28 items written or received by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood between April 1915 and March 1918. The majority of the items relate to Gallipoli and are known to be duplicates of correspondence, reports and telegrams held in other files within the Birdwood collection.
This file contains:
Orders issued by Major General Cyril Mosley Wagstaff, 26 and 30 April 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General John Grenfell Maxwell, 18 May 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General John Grenfell Maxwell, 3 June 1915
Report written by [Birdwood], 1 July 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton, 1 July 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Sir Beauchamp Duff, 1 July 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 9 July 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Major General Walter Pipon Braithwaite, 24 July 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Callwell, 27 July 1915
Draft special order, 4 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 9 August 1915
Report written by [Birdwood] titled "Australian and New Zealand Army Corps", 10 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton, 10 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton, 15 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton, 17 August 1915
Messages from Birdwood to General Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton, 20 and 23 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 22 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Julian Byng, 25 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, 28 August 1915
Extract from letter from Colonel Sir Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, circa August 1915 [Reproduced with permission of the Master and Fellows of Churchill College Cambridge]
Letter from Birdwood to Captain A Boyle, 1 September 1915
Letter from Birdwood to General Herbert Vaughn Cox, 4 September 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Major General Walter Pipon Braithwaite, 6 September 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Major General James Gordon Legge, 14 September 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Major General Walter Pipon Braithwaite, 28 September 1915
Cablegram from ANZAC Headquarters to General Headquarters Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 9 January 1916
Draft order dictated by [Birdwood], 14 July 1917
Letter from Birdwood to Lawrence, 30 March 1918