King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

Name
RUNDLE, Sir (Henry Macleod) Leslie (1856-1940), General

Service biography
Entered Royal Artillery 1876; Zulu War 1879; South African War 1881; Egyptian War 1882; Nile expedition 1884-1885; Sudan Frontier Field Force 1885-1887; Sudan Frontier 1889; Khartoum expedition 1898; Deputy Adjutant General 1899-1900; Div Commander, Aldershot 1900; 8 Div, South African Field Force, South African War 1900-1902; General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command 1905-1907; Governor and Commander-in-Chief , Malta 1909-1915; General Officer Commanding Eastern Command 1915-1916; relieved of his command and retired 1916

Papers
LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: The papers of Gen Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton include letters of congratulation from Rundle to Hamilton 1910 (four items); correspondence with Rundle 1912-1913, including comment on the defence of Malta (nine items); letters from Rundle to Eleanor Sellar 1912-1913; including comment on the Curragh Incident, Ireland 1914; comment on Rundle's command of Central Force 1915, and the threat of German invasion of the UK; comment on Rundle's dismissal as General Officer Commanding Eastern Command, by FM Sir John Denton Pinkstone French 1916, with a copy of Rundle's accompanying letter of complaint to FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD UNIVERSITY: The papers of Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, include correspondence with and about Rundle 1912-1913 (ref: MSS Harcourt); PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE, LONDON: The papers of FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome, include letters from Rundle on recruiting and manpower 1914-1916 (ref: PRO 30/57/73); SUDAN ARCHIVE, UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM: The papers of Gen Sir (Francis) Reginald Wingate include correspondence with Rundle 1884-1885 (ref: Wingate papers)

Publications

Index terms
SUBJECTS
PLACES Mediterranean 1912-1913
NAMES FM John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres 1916

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