French, John Denton Pinkstone, Sir, 1st Earl of Ypres, Field-Marshal

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Epithet: Field-Marshal

Title: 1st Earl of Ypres

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creatorOf HUTTON PAPERS. Vol. VIII (ff. 238). Correspondence, etc., with: 1. ff. 1-14. Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne; 1896-1900. 2. ff. 15-47. William St John Fremantle Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton; 1901-1903. Partly signed..., 1884-1913 British Library
creatorOf Vol. LXXIX ('Vol. 19') (ff. 155). Dec. 1905-20 July 1908, n.d., with an inserted letter, 21 Mar. 1910.includes:ff. 4, 10, 41-50, 64 Edward VII of England: Correspondence, partly on his behalf, with H. O. Arnold-Forster: 1904, 1905: Mostly printed a..., 1905-1910 British Library
creatorOf HUTTON PAPERS. Vol. IX (ff. 403). 1. ff. 1b-125. Correspondence with General Sir Redvers Henry Buller, G.C.M.G.; 1884-1902. Partly signed. 2. ff. 126-245. Correspondence with Field-Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood, G.C.M.G.; 1882-1917. Partly signed and..., 1882-1917 British Library
creatorOf Vol. III (ff. 180). 1918-1925.includes:ff. 1, 7, 26-29b, 41 Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett, KCVO: Letters, etc., to Abp J. H. Bernard: 1916-1918: Partly signed, partly printed.f. 3 Thomas Sterling Berry, Bishop of Killaloe: Letter to Abp J. H. Bernar..., 1918-1925 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXVI ('Vol. I') (ff. 242). Printed papers, etc.:-(1) Army reform: Cabinet memoranda and Committee of Imperial Defence memoranda, etc. ff. 4-167b;-(2) South African garrison. ff. 168-172b;-(3) Somaliland. See also 50307,... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLVI ('Vol. XXI') (ff. 344). (1) Cavalry. ff. 8-137;-(2) Guards. ff. 138-177;-(3) Artillery. ff. 178-280;-(4) Engineers. ff. 281-309;-(5) Royal Garrison Regiment. ff. 310-337;-(6) Scottish corps. ff. 338-344. 12 Apr. ... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXVII ('Vol. II') (ff. 271). Army schemes not finally adopted, with related memoranda; 20 Oct. 1902-30 June 1904.Hugh Oakeley Arnold-Forster, PC; MP: Cabinet memoranda, parliamentary papers, etc., by: 1902-1905: Printed.En... British Library
creatorOf WRENCH PAPERS. Vol. I. Letters addressed mostly to Evelyn Wrench's father the Rt. Hon. Frederick Wrench; 1887-1925. Partly typewritten. ff. ii+57. Arranged and bound by Wrench. Half binding in leather with cloth over boards. 270 x 200mm.includes:ff. ..., 1887-1925 British Library
creatorOf HUTTON PAPERS. Vol. XIV (ff. 305). 1. ff. 1-289. Letters to his wife written during the Boer War; 1900. 2. ff. 290-305. Letters to Lady Hutton relating to the publication of the 'Memoirs' and the disposal of part of this archive; 1927-1948.includes:f..., 1900-1948 British Library
creatorOf BALFOUR PAPERS. Vol. XLIV (ff. 115). 1. ff. 1-78b. Field-Marshal Sir Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener; 1903-1916. 2. ff. 79-92b. Field-Marshal Sir William Robertson, 1st Bart.; 1916-1918. 3. ff. 93-111b. Field-Marshal Sir John French, Vi..., 1903-1918 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLVII ('Vol. XXII') (ff. 416). Officers' education, promotion, etc., viz.:-(1) General Staff. ff. 7-62;-(2) Candidates and certificates. ff. 63-178;-(3) Promotions and appointments. ff. 179-318;-(4) Pay and emoluments.... British Library
creatorOf PAGET PAPERS (3RD SERIES). Vol. IX (ff. 217). General corre-spondence; 1880-1919. Includes a substantial body of letters and notes (ff. 92-161b) relating to Sir Arthur's role in the 'Curragh incident' of Mar. 1914.includes:f. 1 Major-General Charle..., 1880-1919 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I, A-L; 1872-1879. British Museum: Applications, etc., for Reading Room tickets: 1872-1879.: Partly printed.includes:f. 1 William Allingham, poet: Letter to E. A. Bond: 1879. f. 3 Sheldon Amos, jurist: Letter to J. Winter Jones: 1875. f. 4 Rever..., 1872-1879 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXVIII ('Vol. III') (ff. 266). Approved army scheme, with related memoranda; 12 Dec. 1903-1 Nov. 1904.Army; England: Memoranda, reports, etc., rel. to army reform: 1903-1905: Mostly printed.includes:ff. 5-10b, 21-23, 170-1... British Library
creatorOf NORTHCLIFFE PAPERS. Vol. VII (ff. 190). 1. ff. 1-43. John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, Admiral of the Fleet; 1908-1917. 2. ff. 44-80. John French, Viscount French, 1st Earl of Ypres; Field Marshal; 1914-1919. 3. ff. 81-111. William Riddell Bir..., 1908-1919 British Library
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South Africa, Africa
Canada, North America
South Africa, Africa
India, Asia
Ireland, Europe
Ireland, Europe
Somaliland, Africa
South Africa, Africa
South Africa, Africa
Paris, France


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