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P 3733/1917 Extract of a report on Captain Lawrence's journey, from a letter to Sir William Robertson from Sir R Wingate, 11 Jul 1917

(1) Note dated 30 Jul 1917 from R. Steel on behalf of Director of Military Operations for the Imperial General Staff Sir Frederick Maurice, to Deputy Under-secretary of State for India Sir Arthur Hirtzel, saying “The DMO sends you this account of Lawrence’s wonderful journey. Was ever VC better earned?” The note bears an annotation dated 31 Jul 1917 from Arthur Hirtzel to the Secretary of State, S…