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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


(Untitled), 31 Jan 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/121/27-29
Scope and Contents Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (ANZAC Headquarters [Cairo, Egypt]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses his hopes to be appointed to the Australian forces under [General Sir William] Birdwood; comments on confusion about the authority of commanders, [Lieutenant Colonel Sir John] Murray and [Colonel Sir John] Maxwell; discusses the behaviour of women in Cairo who "spend their time hindering hospitals and running about with everybody but their husbands"; reports...
Dates: 31 Jan 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

(Untitled), 07 Dec [1915]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/121/44-45
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Dardanelles) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the problems posed by cold weather which has led to men in the trenches dying of exposure; relief that WSC has left the Government; financial difficulties; the unpopularity of [General Sir] Ian [Hamilton]. Annotated by Lady Randolph Churchill "Keep money part private".

Dates: 07 Dec [1915]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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