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Collection number 2DRL/0469
ID number RCDIG0001025
Title Documents relating to the death and memorial of William Throsby Bridges, 1915-1920
Record type File
Item count 69
Collection Digitised Collection
Object types
  • Letters
  • Documents
Maker Various (Maker)
Places made
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom: England
Date made 1915-1916; 1918-1920
Physical description 106 Image/s captured
Image use Attached digital images are protected by copyright and are provided here for research and study purposes. For further use, please contact the Memorial.

Description

Documents relating to the First World War service of Major General William Throsby Bridges, 1st Division Headquarters. This series of documents includes correspondence relating to the death and commemoration of Bridges.
This file contains:
Memorandum from the Secretary, Prime Minister's Department, Melbourne, to the Acting Secretary, Department of Defence, 24 August 1915;
Memorandum from the Acting Secretary, [Department of Defence], to the Commandant, 3rd Military District, 31 August 1915;
File divider labelled 'Funeral service of Maj. Gen. Sir W. T. Bridges K.C.B. C.M.G. at St. Pauls Cathedral on 2 September 1915;
Ticket to the funeral service of the late Major General Sir William Throsby Bridges at St. Paul's Cathedral, Thursday 2 September 1915;
List of distinguished visitors who attended the funeral of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges, 3 September 1915 [2 copies];
Memorandum from the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, to the Secretary, Department of Defence, 13 September 1915 [2 copies];
List of ticket holders for the funeral ceremony of Major General Sir William Throsby Bridges;
Letter from Nelson Illingworth to Senator Pearce, Minister for Defence, 22 March 1916;
Letter from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to Mr N. [Nelson] Illingworth, 28 March 1916;
Letter from the Department of Defence, Melbourne, to the Honourable King O'Malley, Minister for Home Affairs, Melbourne, 15 April 1916;
Note to Mr. Smith at the Department of Defence requesting letters be prepared for the Honourable Littleton E. Groom, Minister for Works and Railways, and Lady Bridges, 17 July 1918;
Letter from the Department of Defence, Melbourne, to the Honourable Littleton E. Groom, Minister for Works and Railways, 19 July 1918;
Letter from the Department of Defence, Melbourne, to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 19 July 1918;
Letter from the Honourable Littleton E. Groom, Minister for Works and Railways, to Senator E. J. Russell, Acting Minister for Defence, Melbourne, 21 May 1919;
Letter from the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, to the Secretary, Department of Defence, 22 May 1919;
Memorandum from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 10 June 1919;
Memorandum from the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, to the Minister for Defence, 12 June 1919 [2 copies];
Letter from E. R. to the Honourable Littleton E. Groom, Minister for Works and Railways, 16 June 1919;
Memorandum from the Department of Defence to the Minister [Department of Defence], 10 July 1919;
Letter from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 14 July 1919 [2 copies];
Letter from [T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence]], to the Honourable P. McMahon Glynn, Minister for Home and Territories, 14 July 1919;
Transcript of telegram from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 15 July 1919;
Letter from the Honourable P. McMahon Glynn, Minister for Home and Territories, to Senator E. J. Russell, Acting Minister for Defence, 16 July 1919 [2 copies];
Telegram from the Royal Military College, Duntroon, to the Department of Defence, Melbourne, 16 July 1919;
Letter from Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges] to T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], 17 July 1919;
Letter from [T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence]], to the Honourable P. McMahon Glynn, Minister for Home and Territories, 17 July 1919 [2 copies];
Letter from [T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence]], to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 17 July 1919 [2 copies];
Memorandum from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 23 July 1919 [2 copies];
Letter from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to the Honourable Littleton E. Groom, Minister for Works and Railways, 15 September 1919;
Letter from Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges] to T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], 29 September 1919;
Letter from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 3 October 1919;
Memorandum from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence] to the Adjutant-General, 4 December 1919;
Memorandum from T. H. Dodds, Department of Defence to Commandant, 2nd Military District, 19 January 1920;
Memorandum from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 24 January 1920;
Letter from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 27 January 1920;
Letter from Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges] to T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], 28 January 1920;
Letter from Major-General, Commandant, Royal Military College, to the Secretary, Department of Defence, 10 February, 1920 [2 copies];
Letter from T. H. Dodds, Department of Defence, to Commandant, 2nd Military District, 10 February 1920;
Memorandum from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 10 February 1920;
Draft letter from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 12 February 1920;
Note to records regarding missing letter from Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 20 February 1920;
Letter from Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges] to T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], 28 February 1920;
Note to records regarding missing letter from Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 2 March 1920;
Note to records regarding missing letter from Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 4 March 1920;
Note to Heath regarding missing letter from Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 4 March 1920;
Memorandum from Secretary to the Commandant, Royal Military College, 5 March 1920;
Draft letter from W. A. W., Secretary, to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 5 March 1920;
Note to Collier requesting sleeper warrants for the Bridges family, 5 March 1920;
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel, for Commandant, Royal Military College, to the Secretary, Department of Defence, 11 March 1920;
Letter from Marion Bridges [daughter of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges] to T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], 15 March 1920;
Letter to Marion Bridges [daughter of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 17 March 1920;
Note to board members, 18 March 1920;
Memorandum from T. H. Dodds, Adjutant-General to the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 20 March 1920;
Letter from Marion Bridges [daughter of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges] to T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence], 22 March 1920;
Memorandum from T. H. Dodds, Adjutant-General, to the Commandant, 2nd Military District, Sydney, 23 March 1920;
Memorandum from the Adjutant-General to the Secretary, 24 March 1920;
Letter from T. H. Dodds, Department of Defence, 25 March 1920 [includes a written response from Major-General J. G. Legge, 25 March 1920];
Letter from T. H. Dodds, Department of Defence, 25 March 1920 [includes a written response from General Coxen, 25 March 1920];
Draft letter from T. H. Dodds to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 25 March 1920;
Telegram from Adjutant General to Commandants, Sydney and Royal Military College, 27 March 1920;
Letter from T. H. Dodds, Department of Defence, 25 March 1920 [includes a written response from Brigadier General Dodds, 30 March 1920];
Letter from T. H. Dodds, Department of Defence, 25 March 1920 [includes a written response from General Forsyth, 29 March 1920];
Letter from T. H. Dodds, Department of Defence, 25 March 1920;
Telegram from Parnell, Royal Military College, Duntroon, to Defence, Melbourne, 30 March 1920;
Original special order issued by the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 1920;
Special order issued by the Commandant, Royal Military College, Duntroon, 1920;
Draft copy of the Bridges memorial unveiling ceremony Special order, 1920;
Letter from T. Trumble, Secretary, [Department of Defence] to Lady Bridges [widow of Major-General Sir W. T. Bridges], 20 February 1920;
Booklet titled 'Memorial brasses and tablets' from the Bromsgrove Guild, London, [date unknown].

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