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Murray Collection

Archive Collection description: MUR

Murray Collection

Lieutenant-General Sir James Wolfe Murray (1853-1919) took a commission in the Royal Artillery in 1872. He was the author of two handbooks on the Russian Army. He was promoted to Lieutenant-General in 1909. In 1912 he was an army representative on a British delegation to Russia set up by Parliament. He served as chief of the Imperial General Staff in 1914-1915.


Album of memorabilia from Murray's participation in the visit of the British delegation to Russia, 22 January - 6 February 1912, includes invitation cards, menus, programmes and an account of the visit by Murray published in the "Morning Post", 8 February 1912.


1 album

(Language) English & Russian

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