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The Balkans, 1915-03 - 1915-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/25

Scope and Contents

Memoranda, reports and notes on LSA's intelligence work while in the Balkans, including: notes on the Serbian army, railways, navigable rivers and roads, and on Austrian positions and Russian naval forces in the area; journal kept by LSA during his time in the Balkans; maps, notes and navigation information on the river Danube; notes on relations with Greece; annotated print of LSA's military report on Serbia; telegrams and letters from LSA to [? Major-General Charles Callwell, Director of Military Operations at the War Office] on the positions of Bulgaria, Romania and Greece, attempts to make Serbia cede Macedonia to Bulgaria, the views of King Ferdinand of Bulgaria on Russia and Austria, British opinion in the Balkans, Allied offers to Bulgaria, diplomatic deadlock with Romania, the need for a larger British force in the area, the health of King Constantine of Greece, and LSA's request to return home in order to report fully; letters to LSA from John Baldwin [British Consul-General in Romania] on river traffic on the Danube for transporting troops (2); notes on the military situation in the Dardanelles.


  • 1915-03 - 1915-07

Conditions Governing Access

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


5 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 117

Related Materials

See also LSA's diary, AMEL 7/13.

Finding aid date

2003-06-17 11:39:36.547000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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