Interesting Article regarding Sir James Aylmer Lowthorpe Haldane who is mentioned in the diary of 3rd Division, 3rd Divisional Troops 3rd Division Train.
Interesting Article regarding Sir James Aylmer Lowthorpe Haldane who is mentioned in the diary of 3rd Division, 3rd Divisional Troops 3rd Division Train. (Initially as General Officer Commanding 3rd Division, then part of the British Expeditionary Force). He was given command of 6th Army Corps in France in 1916. Article shows his photograph.
Mentions his return from leave on this Diary page Link: https://talk.operationwardiary.org/#/subjects/AWD00036hn See last paragraph).
Part of the interesting article regarding General Haldane: “While imprisoned in Pretoria during the Boer War, he planned the escape which made Winston Churchill famous. Haldane failed to escape at the same time and later complained of Churchill's lack of regard for those who should have escaped with him. However, Haldane later managed his own escape”. Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aylmer_Haldane
2 more interesting articles of Generals in the Great War plus photographs and a painting of them. Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Officers_of_World_War_I
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Tagging these ww1 diaries certainly adds to my knowledge of history.
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Thank you Marie! Yes, I've learned a lot about history and the geography of northern France!