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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Birthday greetings., 1949 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/465

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Correspondents (concerning birthday wishes to WSC) include: General Sir George Harvie Watt; General Sir George Jeffreys; General Sir Reginald Wingate; Lieutenant-Colonel Nawab Malik Khan Tiwana; "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster]; "Paddy" [Sir Patrick] Hannon; [Oscar] Nemon; John Dewar; [1st Lord] Freyberg; John Hall; John Howard; Squadron-Leader Frederick Sowrey; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye [earlier Harold Balfour]; Sir Eric Errington, Chairman of the National Executive Committee of Conservative and Unionist Associations; Sir Robert Cary; General Sir William Furse; Major-General Sir Edmund Hakewill Smith; Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch; Domini, Lady Crosfield; Sir Harry Brittain; George [1st Lord] Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny]; Alan Lennox-Boyd; Admiral [Harold] Stark; Arthur Sulzberger; Sir Arnold Gridley; Sir Rupert de la Bere; Marie, Lady Willingdon [earlier Marie Freeman-Thomas]; [1st] Lord Hyndley [earlier John Hindley]; [Theodore] Feilden; David Sarnoff; Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Mary [Soames, earlier Mary Churchill]; James Farley, Chairman of the Board, Coca Cola Export Corporation; "Max" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Max Aitken]; Frank Beresford; Dame Myra Hess; Augustus John; Walter Mercer, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Benno Elkan; [17th] Duke of Alba; Consuelo [Balsan, earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough and Consuelo Vanderbilt]; Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley]; [1st Lord] Vansittart; General Frederick Anderson, Deputy United States special representative in Europe; Andre de Staercke; Neville Duke; Sir [William] Ian Fraser; Sir Richard Pim; Air Commodore Arthur Bigsworth; Sir Philip Morris, Vice-Chancellor of Bristol University; "Elsie" [Elizabeth] Lady Salisbury [earlier Elizabeth, Lady Cranbourne]; Sir Jocelyn Lucas; [Sir Arthur] Guy Garrod; Leslie Hore-Belisha; [Sir Alfred] Shennan; Sir Simon Marks; [2nd] Lord Mancroft; Sir Alexander Gibb; Sir Thomas Dunhill; Frances, Lady Lloyd-George; [7th] Lord Warwick [earlier Lord Brooke]; [1st Lord] Lyle; Alfred Bossom; Andrew [1st Lord] Cunningham; Allan Noble; Major [Cyril] Berkeley Ormerod, Director of British Information Services, New York [United States]; General [Walter] Bedell Smith; John Wilson [later 2nd Lord Moran]; Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]; [6th] Lord Nelson; Sir Albert Braithwaite; and Charles Wood.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and from Elizabeth Gilliatt and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Secretaries to WSC and Peter Oates [Private Secretary to WSC]; and a photograph dating to 1949 of Jan Smuts with a bust of Chaim Weizmann.Most of the material in the file dates to 1952.


  • Creation: 1949 - 1952

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1 file(s) (237 loose folios)

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Folio 221: Copyright holder (Lord Moran) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

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