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Creator
Murdoch, Keith Arthur, Sir, 1885-1952
Title
Gallipoli letter from Keith Arthur Murdoch to Andrew Fisher, 1915 [manuscript]
Call Number
MS 2823 Series 2 Folder 1
Created/Published
[1915]
Items
28
Scope and Content
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).
Background
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.
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APA citation

Murdoch, Keith Arthur & Ashmead-Bartlett, Ellis. (1915). Gallipoli letter from Keith Arthur Murdoch to Andrew Fisher, Retrieved October 24, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231555472

MLA citation

Murdoch, Keith Arthur and Ashmead-Bartlett, Ellis. Gallipoli letter from Keith Arthur Murdoch to Andrew Fisher, : , 1915. Web. 24 October 2017 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231555472>

Harvard/Australian citation

Murdoch, Keith Arthur & Ashmead-Bartlett, Ellis. 1915, Gallipoli letter from Keith Arthur Murdoch to Andrew Fisher, , viewed 24 October 2017 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231555472

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