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

General lectures and speeches, 1944-1961

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/1-3

1944-1945

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke on opening of National Savings 'Salute the Soldier' campaign, Mar 1944; on arriving in Australia during his world tour as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, [1945], and to Worshipful Company of Skinners, London, [1945].

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/4

1946

Text of speech made by Brooke at the ceremony for the presentation of the Freedom of the City of London to Brooke, AF Andrew Browne Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, and MRAF Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, 12 Jun 1946. With related correspondence and notes, including letter from Portal, 27 Mar 1946, enclosing draft of his speech; text of address given by FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, on receiving the Freedom of the City of London and of the City of Portsmouth, Jul 1946 (War Office publication, 1946).

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/5-6

1946-1947

'Empire defence', text of lecture to Royal Empire Society, 6 Nov 1946, with related correspondence and press cuttings, 1946-1947, including press cutting from The Times, 17 Oct 1946, on Parliamentary discussion on imperial defence; Royal Empire Society's journal United Empire, vol 38, no 1, Jan-Feb 1947, including text of Brooke's lecture and outline of the following discussion.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/7-10

1947

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably to Cheltonian Society at unveiling of a memorial plaque to FM Sir John Greer Dill, Mar 1947; at unveiling of Hartney Witney War Memorial, 9 Nov 1947; to Bristol Naturalist Society, [1947], and at Master Gunner's Dinner, Woolwich, [1947]. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/11-16

1948

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably on coordination of Commonwealth and Allied strategy, 1948; at Royal Artillery Association Rally, 1948; at opening of exhibition of paintings and drawings by Peter Markham Scott, [1948]; at [Ulster Association] Dinner, [1948], and at opening of exhibition on hobbies at Camberley Rotary Club, [1948]. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/17-30

1949

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at Ulster Unionist Council luncheon, Belfast, 18 Feb 1949; unveiling and dedication of World War Two panels of Royal Artillery War Memorial, Hyde Park Corner, London, 29 May 1949; at unveiling of 51 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt War Memorial, 23 Oct 1949; at Royal Horse Artillery Old Comrades' Association Annual Dinner, Oct 1949; at Staff College, 1949; at opening of Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Jubilee Exhibition, 1949; at School of Artillery Dinner, 1949; on human element in the direction of war, 1949; to Coast Artillery, Plymouth, 1949; Royal Artillery Dinner, 1949; at Royal Artillery Association Rally, 1949; at Royal Artillery Association Annual General Meeting, 1949, and at opening of Midland Bank Flower Show, [1949]. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/31-39

1950

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at Woolwich Mess Dinner, 2 Feb 1950; at Midland Bank Annual General Meeting, 15 Feb 1950; at opening of Country Life International Exhibition of Wildlife Photography, 20 Mar 1950; at inspection of In-Pensioners at Royal Hospital Chelsea, 27 May 1950; at unveiling of Mattingley War Memorial, 28 May 1950; at opening of London Group of Royal Artillery Memorial Houses, Artillery Place, 3 Jun 1950; at Royal Artillery Association Rally, [3 Jun] 1950, and at Royal Artillery Dinner, Woolwich, Jun 1950. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/40-47

1950

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably to young officers visiting Honourable Artillery Company, 8 Oct 1950; at dinner for Deputy Lieutenants of County of London, [16 Oct] 1950; at Metropolitan Mayors' Association Dinner, 17 Oct 1950; at Royal Artillery Royal Guest Night, 7 Dec 1950; at unveiling of Glider Pilot Memorial Window in Salisbury Cathedral, 9 Dec 1950; at unveiling of portrait of Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill by Egerton Cooper, Junior Carlton Club, 19 Dec 1950, and at Honourable Artillery Company Serving Officers' Dinner, Dec 1950. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/48-52

1950

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at 67th Annual Inspection, Gordon Boys' School, [1950]; at Imperial Defence College, 1950, on coordination of defence; at 400th anniversary of King's School, Bruton, 1950; at Ralegh Club, 1950, on higher direction of defence; at Royal Horse Artillery Old Comrades' Dinner, 1950, and at Staff College, 1950. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/53-65

1951

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at unveiling of war memorial, Wilson's Grammar School, London, 1 Feb 1951; presentation of Police Medals, [1 Mar] 1951; at London Fur Trade Association Dinner, 1 May 1951; at London Fire Brigade Review, 14 Jul 1951; at London County Council Freeman of the City Reception, County Hall, 26 Jul 1951; on visit to HMS VANGUARD, 14 Sep 1951; at Joint Staff College, [9 Oct] 1951; presentation of British Empire, King's Police and Fire Service Medals, County Hall, London, Oct 1951; at Binney Medal presentation, 1951; at Imperial Defence College, 1951, on coordination of Commonwealth and Allied strategy; St John's Cadets prize presentation, [1951]. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/66-75

1952

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at Royal Artillery Mess Dinner, Woolwich, [10] Jul 1952; at unveiling of Honourable Artillery Company War Memorial, 26 Jul 1952; at Presentation of Colours to 10 (County of London) Bn (Territorial Army), Parachute Regt, 27 Jul 1952; at Royal Regiment of Artillery Dinner, 16 Oct 1952; at opening of Royal Artillery and Royal Engineers War Memorial Houses, Edinburgh, [18 Oct] 1952; at presenation of medals, County Hall, London, 22 Oct 1952; at unveiling of Port of London Authority War Memorial, [13] Nov 1952, and at Royal Artillery Association Rally, 1952. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/76-86

1953

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at Royal Festival Hall, introducing Peter Markham Scott, 13 Jan 1953; at unveiling of Hampstead War Memorial, 23 Apr 1953; at London County Coucncil presentation of medals, 20 May 1953; at Royal Regiment of Artillery Colonial Dinner, 27 May 1953; at English Speaking Union luncheon, 5 Jun 1953; at [Chancellor's Dinner], Edinburgh University, 4 Nov 1953; at London County Council medals' presentation, [9] Nov 1953; at County of London Deputy Lieutenants' Dinner, [16] Dec 1953, and at [Royal Regiment of Artillery] Territorial Army Officers' Dinner, 1953. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/87-93

1954-1955

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at Ulster Association Dinner, 7 Oct 1954; at School of Artillery, [5 Nov] 1954; to Honourable Artillery Company, [1954-1955], and at London County Council presentations of medals, 1954-1955. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/94-102

1956-1957

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at County of London Lieutenancy Dinner, 2 Jan 1956; at London County Council presentation of medals, Jun 1956; at Master Gunner's Farewell Dinner, 30 Nov [1956]; at [launch of ] Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant's The turn of the tide (Collins, London, 1957), Dorchester Hotel, London, 5 Feb [1957]; at Miss Foyle's lunch for launch of The turn of the tide, 14 Feb 1957; at Staff College, Camberley, 10 Sep 1957; at Royal Artillery Association Annual Dinner, 9 Oct 1957; at unveiling of Star and Garter Home Memorial, Richmond Cemetery, 25 Oct 1957, and at Middlesex Hospital Prize Giving, 30 Oct 1957. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/103-110

1958-1961

Notes and texts of speeches given by Brooke, notably at Staff College, Camberley, 17 Apr 1958; at London Ulster Association Annual Dinners, 1958 and 1960; at [Honorary Graduates' Dinner], Leicester University, [1958]; at laying of foundation stone at School of Artillery, Larkhill, 27 Sep 1960; at presentation to him of replica of Boyne Medal by Parliament of Northern Ireland, 22 Nov 1960; Reading Picture Exhibition, 26 Nov 1960; at opening of Alanbrooke Hall, Staff College, Camberley, 17 Jul 1961. Includes some related papers, mainly printed programmes.

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ALANBROOKE: 9/1/111-114

[1946-1961]

Miscellaneous notes and texts of speeches made by Brooke, notably at Master Gunner's Dinner, [1946-1956]; at launch of appeal for Young Men's Christian Association by Mayor of Westminster, [1946-1961], and as Vice-President of an ornithological society, [1946-1961].

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