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(Untitled), 22 Oct 1915

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/121/18-21

Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill](General Headquarters, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the departure of General Sir Ian Hamilton; refutation of criticisms about Hamilton's failure to visit the peninsula [at Gallipoli], hold reviews of troops, the unfairness of comparisons between Hamilton and [Lord] French [later 1st Lord Ypres]; the unpopularity of [Major-General Walter] Braithwaite [Chief of General Staff, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force]; the failure of the Dardanelles campaign due to lack of troops and "rotten diplomacy" and a photograph of himself [CHAR 28/121/20]. Includes envelope.

Dates

  • 22 Oct 1915

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Peregrine Churchill

Extent

4 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

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