France: notebooks and notes, 1914-10-07 - 1914-10-22
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.
- 1914-10-07 - 1914-10-22
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Former / Other Reference
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