24th September 1918 Tuesday

The General Comes to Survey the Situation

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“On Tuesday Sept. 24th the only thing of note that happened was that General Finlayson and Capt. Lloyd came up by boat at night, but I didn’t see much of them as they had a long conference with the C.O. An American was admitted to hospital suffering from pleurisy.”

General Robert Gordon-Finlayson had been given the responsibility of running the military operation by General Poole, who as the man in overall charge, but locally unpopular was more concerned with the running of the operation and admin from Archangel.

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General Sir Robert Gordon-Finlayson KCB, CMG, DSO (Art.IWM ART LD 713) 1940. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/8816

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