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First World War (1914-1918)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1501 Collections and/or Records:

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'Jim Counsell's War 1914-18' by M. Counsell, 2014

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/3/Counsell/6
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Journal, 1914-10-25 - 1915-01-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/7
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army.

Dates: 1914-10-25 - 1915-01-07
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Journal, 1915-03-09 - 1915-05-21

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/8
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ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army, including meetings with Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1915-03-09 - 1915-05-21
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Journal, 1915-06-09 - 1915-08-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/9
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army.

Dates: 1915-06-09 - 1915-08-12
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Journal, 1915-08-30 - 1915-10-13

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/10
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army.

Dates: 1915-08-30 - 1915-10-13
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Journal, 1915-10-14 - 1915-12-15

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/11
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army, including discussions with Winston Churchill, particularly on ELS joining him.

Dates: 1915-10-14 - 1915-12-15
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Journal, 1915-12-16 - 1916-02-26

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/12
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army, including discussions with Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1915-12-16 - 1916-02-26
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Journal, 1916-02 - 1916-06-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/13
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth and Sixth Armies, also including a letter from General Victor d'Urbal, commander of the Tenth Army, to Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Forces] on his high regard for ELS and regret at losing him.

Dates: 1916-02 - 1916-06-03
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Journal, 1916-06-14 - 1916-09-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/14
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ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Sixth Army.

Dates: 1916-06-14 - 1916-09-11
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Journal, 1916-09-12 - 1916-12-24

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/15
Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Sixth and Tenth Armies, also including a letter from General Emile Fayolle, commander of the Sixth Army, to General Joseph Joffre, Commander-in-Chief of the French armies, recommending ELS for Citation a L'Ordre de L'Armee, and a telegram cancelling ELS's leave and ordering his return.

Dates: 1916-09-12 - 1916-12-24
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Journal, 1917-01 - 1917-05-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/16
Scope and Contents ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army and as part of the British military mission to the French Ministry of War. Also includes: messages from the British Fourth Army on prisoner statements and the German advance (25 February), and the situation on 17 March; a telegram from Marshal Robert Nivelle, French Commander-in-Chief, on the United States entering the war (7 April); messages from the British headquarters on the German offensive of 15 April and progress on 19...
Dates: 1917-01 - 1917-05-05
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Journal, 1914-08 - 1914-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 2/1
Scope and Contents

With a press cutting about HMS Marlborough, a postcard and a copy of torpedo orders, nos. 57-62, 1914.

Dates: 1914-08 - 1914-11
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Journal of ELS and MS, 1917-10-23 - 1919-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/17
Scope and Contents Journal kept by ELS and MS while ELS was Head of the British Military Mission in Paris, also including: telegrams from MS to ELS from St Jean de Luz on subjects including her distress [following a miscarriage] and assuring him of her affection; ELS's letter of appointment as Brigadier-General; a letter from ELS to Major-General Sir Frederick Maurice [Director of Military Operations, Imperial General Staff] on attempts by General Sir Henry Wilson, Chief of General Staff and Marshal Ferdinand...
Dates: 1917-10-23 - 1919-05
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Jutland: publications and notes, 1930 - 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLGF 13
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Land and Water, 1915 - 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 2
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Published copies of AHP's articles in 'Land and Water: The World's War', edited by Hilaire Belloc.

Dates: 1915 - 1919
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Lecture on British submarine operations, 1914-18, 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MIER 3/1
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Given at the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich, 1938.
With a draft.

Dates: 1938
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Letter from Churchill to Lady Randolph Churchill, 1916-01-29

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/4
Scope and Contents

Letter from Churchill to his mother [earlier Jennie Jerome] written from the Western Front, on subjects including his fatalistic view of the danger and his happiness at being in the front line, his view of his battalion (the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers) and having his bath spoiled by German shelling.

Dates: 1916-01-29