The Rt Hon William Riddell Birdwood

1st Baron Birdwood of Anzac and Totnes in the peerage of the United Kingdom

Sex: Male

Born: 13 September 1865, Kirkee, India

Died: 17 May 1951, Richmond upon Thames (Sy), Eng


Doctor of Laws
ad eundum gradum
The University of Sydney
Doctor of Laws
The University of Melbourne


Regular army offr, British Army. Cdr, Aust and NZ Army Corps (ANZAC) 1914-18 and AIF 1915-18. Field Marshal AMF 1925. C-in-C Indian Army 1925-30. Master of Peterhouse, Cantab from 1931. KCSI 1915, KCB 1917, GCMG 1919, created baronet 1919, baron 1938.


Melb degree not stated as hc or aeg.