Newspaper Cuttings collected by Lady Janetta Gonville Hope Birdwood, 11 September 1915 – 6 August 1932

Collection ID RCDIG0000530
Parent Collection ID RCDIG0000528
Collection type Digitised Collection
Title Newspaper Cuttings collected by Lady Janetta Gonville Hope Birdwood, 11 September 1915 – 6 August 1932
Item count 113
Object type Newspaper cutting
Maker Various
Date made 1915-1932

84 newspaper cuttings collected largely by Lady Janetta Gonville Hope Birdwood covering Australian actions that included Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood, from a cross section of the First World War. This file includes articles on the ANZAC anniversary, breaching of the Hindenburg line, Australia’s fighting at the Somme, troops returning at the end of the war, Birdwood’s post war involvement in an enquiry into Plymouth churches, and several pages from the Illustrated London News. Also included are an envelope marked ‘Australia 1932’ and a photograph of Birdwood and several others at a dugout.
This file contains:
Newspaper cutting from The Sphere relating to the landing at Suvla Bay and the attack at Sari Bair, 11 September 1915
Newspaper cutting from The Weekly Press titled "Battle of Sari Bair", 29 September 1915
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "The King's praise of the Anzacs", 9 December 1915
Newspaper cutting from Irish Life titled "The Year's end and the war", 31 December 1915
Photograph of Birdwood standing outside his dugout at Gallipoli [annotated by Birdwood on reverse], c.1915
Newspaper cutting from Tit-Bits titled "Heroes of Gallipoli: Stories of the 'Great Gamble'", 8 January 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Graphic titled "Ebb and Flow of War: the Gallipoli Withdrawal and the Russian Advance", 15 January 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mirror titled "Some incidents which the Turks never saw: Splendid photographs of the Evacuation of Gallipoli", 8 February 1916
Excerpt from The Illustrated London News related to the evacuation of the Gallipoli peninsula, 12 February 1916
Excerpt from The Illustrated London News related to the evacuation of the Gallipoli peninsula, 12 February 1916 [duplicate - not scanned]
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mail titled "Our Soldier Prince in Egypt", [March 1916]
Newspaper cuttings from The Daily Telegraph titled "London's Tribute to ANZACS Heroes. King and Queen at the Abbey service" and "Popular welcome to the Overseas Troops", 26 April 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Field titled "The Gallipoli Contingents of Australians and New Zealanders on their way to Westminster Abbey", 29 April 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Field titled "The Oxfordshire Light Infantry, 2nd Batt - II", 29 April 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Telegraph titled "Anzacs in France", 9 May 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Morning Post titled "The Australasian Troops", 9 May 1916
Newspaper cutting titled "Notes of the day", 9 May 1916
Newspaper cutting related to Lord Kitchener, 7 June 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Town and Country Journal titled "The Idol of Australian Soldiers - General Sir W R Birdwood", 12 July 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Sun titled "With Birdwood and the Anzacs in France", 6 August 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Ballarat Courier titled "With the Anzacs", 7 August 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Herald titled "Birdwood and his men", 23 October 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Melbourne Age titled "Gallant ANZACS. What General Birdwood Thinks of Them", 28 October 1916
Newspaper cutting from The Age titled "Daring Australians", 30 October 1916
Newspaper clipping titled "Hammering the Hun", c.1916
Newspaper cutting from The Sun titled "Birdwood's Boys. Wintering on the Somme. Troops well cared for. Difficulties overcome", 18 March 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Hindenburg Line Breach. Story of Australians' Attack. Trenches Grimly Held", 11 May 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Heroic days in Arras Battle", 31 May 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "King on Hard-won fields", 18 July 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Manchester Guardian titled "An Anzac Memorial in France", 26 July 1917
Excerpt from The Illustrated War News, 1 August 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mail titled "Official Artist's Portraits", 7 September 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Britain's staying power", 10 December 1917
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mail titled "Retreat Widens. German Spirit Breaking", 7 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Telegraph titled "The withdrawal from La Bassee", 7 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "The Fifth Army's Advance", 7 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Getting on with the war", 21 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Station [no title], 26 October 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Tracing the British Line", 15 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Telegraph titled "Advance to the Rhine", 16 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Brussels welcomes its King", 25 November 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Morning Post titled "Australia in the war: Marshal Foch's tribute", 5 December 1918
Newspaper cuttings titled "The 'ANZAC' Entente", "[no title]" and "The Dardanelles Exploit", 17 December 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Sketch showing photograph of King George V with Douglas Haig and British Army generals, 20 December 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Home from the war", 20 December 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Morning Post titled "Haig's Homecoming. Great Popular Welcome. Field-Marshal's speech at Dover", 20 December 1918
Newspaper cutting from The Queen: The Lady's Newspaper titled "Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig and his Victorious Generals", 21 December 1918
Newspaper cuttings from The Western Press titled "Birdwood praises Bush" and "Why Foch granted Armistice: Birdwood tells Clifton Cadets", 22 March 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "ANZAC Day. A Great Anniversary. Its Imperial Significance and Today's Celebrations. March of Veterans", 25 April 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Evening Standard titled "ANZAC Day", 25 April 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "The March of the ANZACS", 26 April 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Sketch showing photographs titled "The Anzac March past" and "Anzac Luncheon", 26 April 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Western Morning News titled "Plymouth Churches. Commission Appointed: Scopy of Inquiry", 11 July 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "France's Victory Day: British Generals in the March", 12 July 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Morning Post titled "City of Flags: Peace celebration in Paris", 14 July 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Telegraph titled "Victory March through the Arc de Triomphe. Fete Day in Paris. Parade of Allied Troops", 15 July 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Express titled "Peace Day in France", 15 July 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Morning Post titled "American Honours for the British Forces", 15 July 1919
Newspaper cuttings titled "Birdwood's visit. Guest of Commonwealth. Tour of all States", "The Prince's Wish. Visit to Australia" and "Birdwood's Anzacs. General Gouraud's Praise. Hats off on the Nineteenth", 17-18 July [1919]
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Chronicle titled "High Services in the Great War", 6 August 1919
Newspaper cutting from The Herald titled "Lieutenant Denny. Letter from the Front. The Peripatetic Australians", 17 October 1919
Newspaper cutting titled "Empire Fighters Farewell to Old England", [c. 1919]
Newspaper cutting titled "Anzacs' Farewell. Today's Great March of Colonial Heroes. Gallipoli Anniversary", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "1. The Fight for Amiens", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Sir D.Haig's Thanks to Australians", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Australian Captures", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Gallant attack by Australians", n.d
Newspaper clippings collected by Mr Anthony T Hendry titled "General and his men", "Threatened with death", "Australian soldiers", "Senate" and "Military training", n.d
Newspaper cutting from The Illustrated Sunday Herald titled "Secret history of the Somme", n.d
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "A simple visit to the scenes of war", n.d
Newspaper cutting from The Evening Standard titled "Mr Long's Tour", n.d
Newspaper cutting [no title - discusses King's visit to Pozieres], n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "The King attends sports in France", n.d
Newspaper cutting beginning "Australian troops who are holding the Hindenburg line…", n.d
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Mail titled "Parade on the Champs Elysess", n.d
Newspaper cutting from The Daily Sketch titled "'Anzac' Birdwood home at last", n.d
Newspaper cutting from The New Zealand [obscured] titled "General and his men", 1 November [obscured]
Newspaper cutting titled "Australian troops first in Bapaume", n.d
Newspaper cutting [no title], n.d.
Newspaper cutting titled "Anzac - A word that tells immortal glory", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "Support of funds: General Birdwood's advice", n.d
Newspaper cutting titled "War Notes: Australians in France", n.d
Newspaper cutting from The Times titled "Champions of the Forest: Tree felling at the front", n.d
Envelope titled "Australia 1932" [contains 5 newspaper cuttings titled "The Soldiers' General" from The Australasian, 20 August 1932; "Australia's War Leader at Fremantle" from The West Australian, 8 August 1932; "Sir William Birdwood" from The West Australian, c.1932; "Famous General and his family", n.d and "Field Marshal Birdwood's Farewell", c.1932]