Official photographs and postcards of Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood, Western Front, and civic events after the First World War

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Accession Number RCDIG0000134
Collection number 3DRL/3376 15/1b
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 20
Object type Photograph
Physical description 31 Image/s captured
Maker Unknown
Date made 1914-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Attached digital images are protected by copyright and are provided here for research and study purposes. For further use, please contact the Memorial.
Description

This file contains 27 official photographs and postcards collected by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood. These items relate to the Western Front and Birdwood’s post-war visit to Australia with his wife, Lady Janetta Hope Gonville Birdwood, and his daughter, Judith. Items in this file that include a photographs number in the description can also be found separately on the Memorial’s website with a more detailed caption. There are also several postcards taken from a series showing ruins of Ypres as a result of the First World War.
This file contains:
Photograph of Birdwood motoring through the Chateau gates at his Headquarters at Henencourt, 23 March 1917 [see online caption for photograph number E03862 for more information]
Group portrait of the General Staff of the Australian Headquarters outside the Chateau at Henencourt, March 1917 [see online caption for photographs number E00541 for more information]
Photograph of Birdwood with Assistant Provost Marshal Lieutenant Colonel W Smith, and Aide-de-Camp Captain Trent Champion de Crespigny of 1st Anzac Corps Headquarters, March 1917 [see online caption for photograph number E02011 for more information]
Group portrait of the General Staff of the Australian Headquarters outside the Chateau at Henencourt, March 1917 [see online caption for photographs number E00541 for more information]
Informal photograph of Birdwood in his office at Anzac Headquarters, March 1917 [see online caption for photograph number E00539 for more information]
Photograph of Birdwood's horse
Photograph of Birdwood with unidentified officers, Australian soldiers, and civilians
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, The Markets before destruction, 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, the front of the markets, 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, the side of the markets, 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, St Martin's Church 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, St Martin's Church 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, St Peter's Church, 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, The Hospital, 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, Station Street 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, Lille Street, 1914-1918
Postcard showing ruins of Ypres, Dixmude Street, 1914-1918
Photograph of a parade of Australian soldiers
Photograph of Australian soldiers marching in London, n.d.
Photograph of Ormonde entering the river at Fremantle, c. 18 December 1919
Photograph of the arrival of Ormonde at Fremantle, c. 18 December 1919
Photograph of Ormonde berthing at Fremantle, c. 18 December 1919
Photograph of Birdwood addressing crowd on [Fremantle] wharf
Photograph of civic reception in Perth, c.1919
Photograph of Birdwood inspecting members of the Royal Australian Navy, c.1920
Envelope addressed to Birdwood, 12 July 1920