Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript.

Reference code: CHAR 9/51

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Date: 15 Nov 1915

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Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (15 November) entitled "Resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty", explaining his actions as First Lord, over subjects including: the defeat of Sir Christopher Cradock's squadron at Coronel, and the battle of the Falkland Islands; the loss of the 3 "Bacchante" class cruisers ["Cressy", "Aboukir" and "Hogue"]; the sending of a relief force to Antwerp [Belgium]; the Dardanelles Campaign. Also includes: a note by William Perkins [Assistant Editor, House of Commons Official Report]. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2390 - 2403.

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