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Selected by Lianne Smith, Archives Services Manager This letter was written by General Sir Ian Hamilton, Commander of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (MEF) at Gallipoli, to Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, on 18 March 1915, the day on … Continue reading

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Selected by Kate O’Brien, Archives Services Manager Request for help by former sailor, John Leish What Letter from John Leish, former Royal Navy sailor, 21 November 1924, requesting financial assistance. Sent to General Sir Ian Hamilton, President of the London Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Selected by Kate O’Brien, Archives Services Manager What Princess Mary’s tobacco tin, in the collection of Field Marshal Sir John Dill. These brass tins were sent to all service personnel on the Western Front and in the Navy, December 1914. The scheme … Continue reading

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Selected by Kate O’Brien, Archives Services Manager What Lieutenant Maurice John Bethell drowned on 31 May 1916, aged 22, when HMS NESTOR was sunk at the Battle of Jutland. His commanding officer, Commander Edward Bingham, who was taken prisoner (and subsequently … Continue reading