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France: notebooks and notes, 1914-10-07 - 1914-10-22

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/18

Scope and Contents

Notebook kept by LSA while on the staff of General Sir Henry Rawlinson [commander, 4th Corps]. Contains conversations and messages between Rawlinson and officers including Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener [Secretary of State for War], Colonel William Fairholme and Marshal Joseph Joffre [Chief of French General Staff] on the German advance towards Antwerp [Belgium] and the need for more troops to relieve the city, getting troops out from Ghent, sending the Belgian forces out of the front line and managing the retreat from Antwerp.


  • Creation: 1914-10-07 - 1914-10-22

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 116

Finding aid date

2003-06-16 12:21:05.013000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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