Felix Birdwood papers

Scope and Content

13 maps of regions in Mesopotamia, with typescript list, and one map of Turkey and one of India (1916-1919, nd); Published extract "A Persian Interlude" by F.T. Birdwood (nd); Pamphlet "Punjab Disturbances" (April 1919); Typescript journal of service in Mesopotamia, 26 January 1916-18 October 1920 (nd); 2 bound volumes of typescript recollections, 1897-1922 (1966); Typescript recollections (nd); Typescript recollections 'Stapcol' (nd); Typescript memoranda (16-19 November 1919).

Administrative / Biographical History

Felix Tolcher Birdwood, born in 1897, was a 2nd Lieutenant, 36th and 47th Battalions, The Sikh Regiment, serving in India and Mesopotamia. He later became a Colonel.

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Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Colonel F.T. Birdwood.


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