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Forces War Records Blog

#COUNTDOWNTOWAR 29/07/1914 10.20PM

Forces War Records recently went to the National Archives, Kew to study some of the Telegrams sent just before the start of the Great War.           

We will be posting the transcription of the telegrams as they happened 100 years ago.


Warning Telegram

Relations are strained with certain Powers.
Put into force War Position Table.
This is the warning telegram.
Acknowledge by telegraph. Admiralty.

Sent to DARTMOUTH, FOX, ODIN, SPHINX, NEWCASTLE, PHILOMEL, 10.20pm. 29-7-14, and TORCH, via Deputy Commissioner, Fiji, 12.25am 30-7-14

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