Newspaper cuttings, letters and ephemera from 1916 – 1940

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Accession Number RCDIG0001101
Collection number 3DRL/3376 17/4
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 90
Object type Newspaper cutting
Physical description 105 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Date made 1916-1940
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Envelope containing newspaper cuttings, in both French and English, regarding the liberation of Lille. There are 89 items in this file with the majority being individual newspaper cuttings from French, British, and Australian newspapers. There are also extracts taken from magazines, with the main subject being events of the First World War, but also articles about Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood, his wife Lady Janetta Gonville Hope Birdwood and their son, Christopher Birdwood. This file also includes a telegram from Buckingham Palace, a poem written by J Lawrence Rentoul, and an excerpt from a letter by Eleanor Mary Hutton. Other subjects discussed include Birdwood's visits to Australia.
This file contains:
Newspaper cuttings about Lady Janetta Hope Gonville Birdwood, c.1916 [Includes "An Anzac Tea", "Wife of 'The Soul of Anzac'", "The wife of the 'Soul of Anzac': Lady Birdwood", "The Lady of Anzac" and "The wife of 'The Soul of Anzac'"
Newspaper cutting from The Bystander titled "Anzac Day - April 25, 1916", 3 May 1916
Supplement to The War Illustrated titled "100 heroes of the Great War", 15 July 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Sun titled "Our Army in France: Miles of war-hardened veterans", 2 September 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Sun titled "King and Anzacs: Boys who tweak Devil's nose", 2 September 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Evening News titled "General Birdwood: Work with Australians", 16 October 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Argus [no title], 22 November 1917
Newspaper cuttings, n.d. [Includes "The capture of Noreuil: Gallant Australian attack", n.d and from The Soldier titled "Bring Birdwood", n.d
Newspaper cutting from The Sun titled "Victorious raiders: Birdwood reports heavy mortality", 11 March 1918
Newspaper cutting titled "A Birdwood mission", 3 June 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Outlook titled "War Notes", 12 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Morning Post titled "Lille menaced", 17 October 1918
Newspaper cutting titled "General Birdwood, Deliverer of Lille", 19 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Morning Post titled "Harrying the German", 22 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Lille in 1513", 22 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Truth [no title], 23 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Lady titled "In the public eye: wives of victorious generals", 24 October 1918
Extract from The Sphere, 26 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Enemy's defence of Valenciennes", 29 October 1918
Poem written by Bertha Pasmore titled "When Tommy got to Lille", 29 October 1918
Newspaper clippings from The Illustrated Chronicle titled "President salutes Birdwood" and "The Joy of Liberated Lille", 1 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Glasgow Record titled "Enthusiasm in Lille", 2 November 1918
Newspaper cutting titled "The Fifth's Turn", 2 November [1918]
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Graphic titled "A flag for the General", 7 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mirror titled "Lille does honour to its British liberators", 7 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mail titled "Lille's deliverance - historic celebrations", 7 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Western Weekly Mercury titled "Great days for the British", 9 November 1918
Extract from The Illustrated London News, 16 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Westminster Gazette titled "Notes of the Day", 23 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Sun titled "Australian Commanders: General Birdwood's departure", 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Sporting Life titled "Sport booming in France", 31 January 1919
Newspaper cutting titled "Une epee d'honneur au general Birdwood", 29 July 1919
Newspaper cutting titled "Une epee d'honneur au general Birdwood", 29 July 1919
Newspaper cutting titled "Remise d'une epee d'honneur", 29 July 1919
Newspaper cutting [no title], 29 July 1919 [written in French]
Newspaper cutting [no title], 29 July 1919 [written in French]
Newspaper cutting titled "Nouvelles breves", 29 July 1919 [written in French]
Newspaper cutting from The Westminster Gazette titled "British General's Sword of Honour", 29 July 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Liberator of Lille", 29 July 1919
Newspaper cutting from The NZ Observer titled "Pars about people", 10 July 1920
Newspaper cuttings, 28 September - 1 October 1920 [includes The Pall Mall Gazette titled "'Birdie's' stories", 30 September 1920; The Daily Chronicle titled "Putting his foot in it", 1 October 1920; The Daily Graphic titled "'The Soul of Anzac' speaks", 1 October 1920 and The B'ham Post [no title], 28 September 1920]
Newspaper cutting from The Westminster Gazette titled "General Birdwood: Repatriation and housing plans 'Down Under'", 30 September 1920
Newspaper cutting from The Westminster Gazette titled "General Birdwood: Repatriation and housing plans 'Down Under'", 30 September 1920
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Telegraph titled "Australian Way with Returned Soldiers", 1 October 1920
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Chronicle titled "Putting his foot in it: General Birdwood's story of a war meeting", 1 October 1920
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mail titled "General Birdwood: What dominions do for their ex-soldiers", 1 October 1920
Newspaper cutting from The Westminster Gazette titled "Sir William Birdwood", 1 October 1920
Newspaper cutting from The Morning Post titled "General Birdwood on Australia", 1 October 1920
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Australia's Ex-Soldiers", 1 October 1920
Newspaper cutting titled "General Birdwood on Australasia", 1920
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Sketch titled "Making an impression: General's Foot which a soldier had cause to remember", 1920
Newspaper cutting titled "Fifth Army's sublime recovery", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "'Kilted Australians': National uniform stands", n.d
Postcard titled "La Deliverance de Lille" [written in French and addressed to Judith Birdwood]
Newspaper cutting from The Australasian titled "A popular Governor-General", n.d
Reproduced photograph titled "Entrée solennelle des troupes Britanniques a Lille", n.d [written in French]
Reproduced photograph of parade in Lille, n.d [annotated to show Birdwood and his son Christopher Birdwood]
Newspaper clipping titled "Lille and Bruges celebrate freedom rewon", n.d [annotated to show Birdwood and his son Christopher]
Newspaper cutting titled "March into Lille", n.d
Postcard titled "Chateau de Presle", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Denain and Lille celebrate their liberators", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Birdwood", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Sir William Birdwood", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "General Birdwood's ordeal", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "The late Mr Justice Birdwood", n.d
Newspaper cutting showing a photograph of Birdwood inspecting Australian soldiers, n.d
Notice of comments from Marshal Foch on 15 November, n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Our gains east of Ypres", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Desperate nature of the fight: Australian dash", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "A view of one of the Anzac landing places", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Mr Hughes and Mr Fisher in France", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Anzac, April 25, 1915", n.d [includes photographs of First Field Ambulance, Birdwood and Brigadier General H N MacLaurin]
Newspaper cutting titled "Gallant Australians", n.d
Poem written by J Laurence Rentoul titled "Kitchener's Men", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Promotions in Australian forces", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Birdwood arrives: Accompanied by Sir J Monash", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "General Birdwood: Welcomed by Perth citizens", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Ugly Men's School: General Birdwood visits the shearers", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "The Soul of Anzac", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Field-Marshal Lord Birdwood", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "General Birdwood cabled the indigination of the Anzacs about the evacuation proposals to Lord Kitchener", n.d
Letter from Eleanor Mary Hutton to [Birdwood], n.d [incomplete]
Newspaper cutting titled "Allenby & Aussies: The men who made him", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Australian Deeds", n.d
Letter to the Editor of The Age, 30 June [unknown]
Newspaper cutting from The Glasgow Daily Record titled "The Art of Selection", 30 March 1925
Telegram from [Prince Edward] to Birdwood, 24 July 1932
Newspaper cutting from The Queensland Digger titled "Lord Birdwood's greetings to his Queensland comrades", 7 April 1938
Article written by Birdwood for Australian Quarterly titled "General Sir Brudenell White", December 1940
Envelope - Occupation Of Lille