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

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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.

Dates

  • 1914-10-07 - 1914-10-22

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1 volume(s)

Language of Materials

English

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

Contact:
Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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