File 197 - Tressilian Nicholas: papers relating to the commemoration of the award of the Victoria Cross to Arthur W. Tisdall

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Add. MS c/197

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Tressilian Nicholas: papers relating to the commemoration of the award of the Victoria Cross to Arthur W. Tisdall

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  • 1969-1970 (Creation)

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(1887–1989)

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Gift of Tressilian Nicholas, 1971.

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Correspondence between John Wordie, Robert Robson, and John Burnaby concerning information about Tisdall at Trinity College in the archives and memories of Fellows who knew Tisdall or were at Gallipoli with him. With letters between Tressilian Nicholas and John Wordie concerning the invitation to Nicholas to represent the College at the ceremony on board the HMS President commemorating the Victoria Cross award to Tisdall, with Nicholas' memories of Gallipoli, and of Wordie's father Sir James Mann Wordie. Accompanied by the invitation, the programme for the ceremony, the HMS President's typed schedule for the event, a news clipping relating to the ceremony and another about the speaker Rear-Admiral Godfrey Place, and an exchange of letters between Nicholas and John Bradfield about the ceremony.

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