Correspondence with Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1915-1916

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Accession Number RCDIG0000089
Collection number 3DRL/3376 11/6b
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 10
Object type Letters
Physical description 56 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
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Description

This file contains 10 letters from Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood to Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener between 3 May 1915 and 16 January 1916. These letters discuss the landing at Gallipoli, early days at Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, and the evacuation of Anzac Cove, Suvla Bay and Helles. Included in this file is a copy of a poem about Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Stanley Maude that was discovered at Helles on 9 January 1916.
This file contains:
Letter from Birdwood to [Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener], 3 May 1915
Minute from Birdwood to Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 9 July 1915
Letter from Birdwood to [Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener], 10 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to [Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener], 19 August 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 20 September 1915
Letter from Birdwood to [Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener], 29 September 1915
File note re location of letter from Birdwood to Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 2 December 1915
Letter from Birdwood to Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 20 December 1915 [copy]
Letter from Birdwood to [Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener], 7-9 January 1916
Letter from Birdwood to Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener and Colonel Clive Wigram, 16 January 1916 [includes copy of poem written by Lorenzo and found at Helles, 9 January 1916]