Found in 336 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC (Chicago [United States] on the notepaper of 105 Mount Street) to George [Cornwallis-West] expressing pleasure at the news that George is to leave the army and describing the disadvantages of a career in the army. He comments on the lack of success of his lecture tour from which he has made o1,600 and on the fact that "Jack" [John S Churchill] is to continue living at 35A [Great Cumberland Place, London].
Letter from CSC to WSC, congratulations on promotion to command the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers, and on WSC's present of a silver cigar box to the Headquarters Staff at XXXIII Corps, advising him not to use "gruesome picture of the Blucher turning turtle", but to give a plain box with an inscription Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/16-17.
Letter from CSC to WSC, on his decision to leave the army. Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/114.
Note on WSC's military service and his qualification for the Territorial Decoration [carbon].
Letter from Hugh M Dyer (The Ranche, Minnedosa, Manitoba, Canada) to WSC asking him to send a message to be read at the dedication service for a memorial stained glass window to Major-General Louis Lipsett and recalling their service together on the Western Front.
Cutting from Army and Navy Gazette, letter from WSC, replying to letter from "A General Officer" criticising his activities as a journalist while a serving soldier.
Letter from Lt-Colonel Sir Robert Hermon Hodge (later Lord Wyfold), Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, to WSC, on WSC's promotion [to Major] and his appointment to command the Henley Squadron of the Regiment.
Letter from Colonel Sir Robert Hermon-Hodge, (later Lord Wyfold), Oxfordshire Hussars, to WSC, declining invitation to attend Henley Squadron Ball, and offering congratulations on WSC's success with the Squadron.
Letter from WSC to The Adjutant, Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars, on his course of instruction to become qualified for field rank, asking for special consideration on account of his parliamentary and ministerial duties [copy].
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Tidworth House, Andover, to WSC, congratulations on performance of the Henley Squadron, Oxfordshire Hussars.
WSC's Commission as Captain in the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars.
Photograph of WSC when attached to the 21st Lancers in Cairo [Egypt].
Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] (Iwerne Minster House, Blandford [Dorset]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which she says that she has received a letter from Colonel [John] Brabazon enclosing a letter from Sir Bindon Blood which praised WSC, commenting that "he was doing the work of 2 ordinary subalterns", and said that it was likely that WSC would be awarded the Victoria Cross or the DSO [Companion of the Distinguished Service Order]. See also CHAR 28/111/2-3. Signed manuscript.
Typescript copy of CHAR 28/111/1.
Typescript copy of CHAR 28/111/1.
Message from WSC (Left Adv[ance]d Patrol 21st L[ancers], near Omdurman [Sudan]) to the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] detailing the position and strength of the Dervish army and informing him that there are no hostile forces within three miles of the camp. Pencil. See CHAR 28/114/12.
Message from WSC ([Left Advanced Patrol 21st Lancers, near Omdurman, Sudan) to the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] detailing the advance of the Dervish army and informing him that most of the cavalry were with the force. Pencil. See CHAR 28/114/12.
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Bachelors' Club, Piccadilly [London]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing WSC. He comments that WSC "will always try and go one better", and that if he abuses the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] he will "find himself in the wrong box". He also discusses an insurance policy.
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Savoy Hotel, Cairo [Egypt]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he gives the names of the people he has met; makes observations about Caryl [Ramsden?]; says that he appreciates her letters and reports that the Sirdar [Sir Herbert Kitchener] has ordered that WSC is not to be given any information.
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Standerton [South Africa]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that despite skirmishes with the Boers and the Free Staters the regiment is "very bored and tired", reports that Olive Guthrie saw some fighting at Blomfontein, and comments on WSC's escape.
Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Helvetia, Second Cavalry Brigade [South Africa]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: [1st] Lord Roberts' kindness towards him; a meeting with a man who helped WSC escape; the fighting which he had witnessed; the terrible sight of the wounded and the dead and his hopes that the war is almost at an end. Four typed copies of the letter at end of file.
Letter from Sir Bindon Blood (Camp Mingaora, Upper Swat [India]) to WSC in which he says that he has not been able to organise a billet for him and recommends that WSC should come to him as a press correspondent. He comments that the Army Head Quarters have the power to make all appointment except personal staff and observes "I have hardly managed to get any of my pals on my staff".
Letter from John Brabazon (9 West Halkin Street [London]) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] in which he says that he is ill and that he has written to [Sir Augustus] Fitzgeorge. He advises her to write to the Duke [of Cambridge](with whom he says he is angry) about [Lord] Randolph [Churchill's] wish that WSC should join the cavalry and a vacancy in the 4th Hussars.