Sir Charles Townshend papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

7 albums of press cuttings (1892-1916); Album of official photographs (1916-1918); Typescript recollections 'The Advance on Baghdad from Azizieth; the Battle of Ctesiphon and the Retirement to Kut, with manuscript notes and sketch maps (nd); Manuscript notes (nd); Typescript correspondence with Winston Churchill (14 February 1919-5 August 1920); Manuscript recollections 'Observations on the Battle of Ctesiphon and the Retreat to Kut for Military Students' (nd); Press cutting (nd); Typescript and manuscript correspondence with the War Office (23 November 1918-9 October 1920); Typescript and manuscript copies of statement to the Press Association (29 January 1920).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Charles Vere Ferrers Townshend was a Major General, serving in Mesopotamia. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.