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ALANBROOKE, FM Alan Francis, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough (1883-1963)

Personal correspondence, 1927-1966

References on this page: ALANBROOKE: 8


ALANBROOKE: 8/1/1-4

1927-1966

Two letters, 1927-1928, from Brooke to Capt [Frederick William] Short, notably concerning the death of Brooke's first wife, Jane Mary Brooke, in a motoring accident, 1925, his future prospects in the Army and his service with 7 Battery, 1928. With letter, 31 Jan 1966, from Short to Brooke's second wife, Benita Blanche Brooke, sending her the above letters, and letter, 7 Aug 1963, from Short to Marian C Long, on his friendship with Brooke.

4 letters


ALANBROOKE: 8/2/1-27

1940-1965

Personal and family letters to Brooke and his wife Benita Blanche Brooke, notably including letters from his sister Hylda Wrench and her husband Sir (John) Evelyn (Leslie) Wrench, 1940-1946, notably describing Wrench's work as America Relations Officer to the Indian Government, 1943; personal letters from A Cameron, 29 Jan 1942, Clementine Ogilvy Spencer Churchill, wife of Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 1943-1944, Gen Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham, [27 Oct 1943], FM Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, 24 Mar 1944, Alfred Ralph Wagg, 4 Aug 1944, Kathleen Hartington, Sep 1944, Gen Dwight David Eisenhower, 11 Sep 1951, Noel Coward, 30 Mar 1960, Henry D [Rolf], 16 Mar 1951, Hurlingham Club, 5 Dec 1952, Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, Apr 1962, William O Randall, 1962-1965, Hatchards Booksellers, 22 Jan 1963 and Cuthbert Holmes, 1965; correspondence, 1960-1963, concerning bust of Brooke by Donald Gilbert.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 8/3

1947 Jan 31

Letter to Brooke from Rt Hon Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles, Private Secretary to King George VI, concerning appointment of Governor General of Australia.

1 letter

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