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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1916

 Item
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 that he has been awarded the Legion d'Honneur; asks for news of WSC and says that he hopes that he is safe in France; and discusses his financial worries. Envelope present.

Dates

  • 31 Jan 1916

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Peregrine Churchill

Extent

3 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

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