ID numberRCDIG0000051
TitleCorrespondence between Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood and Lady Janetta Birdwood, 1916 and 1918
Collection number3DRL/3376 8/2a
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count8
Object typeLetters
MakerBirdwood, William Riddell
Place made
  • Belgium
  • France
Date made1916-1918
Physical description66 Image/s captured
DescriptionThis folder contains 8 letters written by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood between 1 January 1916 and 11 November 1918. Subjects discussed in these letters include the evacuation from the Gallipoli peninsula, loss of horse ships, the keenness of troops to go to France, the Anzac Magazine, the visit of the King, the Battle of Pozieres, the Armistice of 11 November 1918, and Birdwood’s visit to the town of Tournai in Belgium.
This file contains:
Letter from Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood, 1 January 1916
Letter from Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood, 6 January 1916 [includes a letter from Headquarters to Birdwood, 7 January 1916]
Letter from Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood, 15 January 1916 [includes copy of poem written by Lorenzo that was found at Helles on 9 January 1916]
Letter from Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood, 30 January 1916
Letter from Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood, 5 August 1916
Letter from Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood, 25 March 1918
Letter from Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood, 29 March 1918
Letter from Birdwood to Lady Janetta Birdwood, 11 November 1918
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