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Gallipoli letter from Keith Arthur Murdoch to Andrew Fisher, 1915 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4551680
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Murdoch, Keith Arthur, Sir, 1885-1952
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1915] 
Series

Papers of Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch

Summary

The Gallipoli letter is an 8000 word private report which was written by Keith Arthur Murdoch with the help of a British war correspondent (Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett) after he visited the Gallipoli peninsula in September 1915. It describes the organisation, and conditions of the Gallipoli campaign. It was sent to Andrew Fisher (Australian Prime Minister) and Henry Herbert Asquith (British Prime Minister).

Biography/History

Sir Keith Murdoch began his journalistic career with the Melbourne Age; war correspondent with the Australian forces during the First World War; Director General of Information June-Dec. 1940; President of Australian American Association (Vic. Section) 1941-46, President of Trustees of National Gallery, Vic.

Notes

Part of Papers of Keith Arthur Murdoch.

In MS 2823 Series 2 Folder 1.

Photocopy enclosed.

Selected in 2015 for inclusion in UNESCO's Memory of the World Australian Register.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms2823-2-1

Subjects Fisher, Andrew, - 1863-1928 - Correspondence.  |  Asquith, H. H. - (Herbert Henry), - 1852-1928 - Correspondence.  |  World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Turkey - Gallipoli Peninsula.  |  War correspondents - Australia.
Time Coverage 1915 
Occupation War correspondents.
Other authors/contributors Ashmead-Bartlett, Ellis, 1881-1931
Exhibited Selected items exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 16 September 2013 - 2 February 2014. 
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520 |aThe Gallipoli letter is an 8000 word private report which was written by Keith Arthur Murdoch with the help of a British war correspondent (Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett) after he visited the Gallipoli peninsula in September 1915. It describes the organisation, and conditions of the Gallipoli campaign. It was sent to Andrew Fisher (Australian Prime Minister) and Henry Herbert Asquith (British Prime Minister).
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856 4 2 |3Additional information about this item available from Despatches from Gallipoli webpage|uhttp://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/49545/20050730-0000/www.nla.gov.au/gallipolidespatches/index.html.
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