Tag Archives: Sir John French

25 December 1914: Christmas Message from Sir John French

On this day in 1914, Field Marshal Sir John French sent this Christmas message to the troops serving on the front. Advertisements

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22 August 1914: Address from Sir John French

On this day in 1914, Sir John French addressed the British officers, non-commissioned officers and other ranks. The message reinforces that their cause is just and that French has all confidence in the Expeditionary Force. He calls on the men to … Continue reading

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