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Martin, John Miller, Sir, 1904 - 1991 (Knight, private secretary to Sir Winston Churchill)



  • Existence: 1904 - 1991

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Sir John Martin, 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHOH 1/MRTN
Scope and Contents

Interview with Sir John Martin, former Private Secretary (1940-41) and Principal Private Secretary (1941-45) to Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1986
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Access copies available on cd.

The Papers of Sir John Martin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MART
Scope and Contents

The 2 boxes of material held at Churchill Archives Centre relate to Martin's service with Churchill. The papers shed light on Churchill's wartime travels and also include information about issues including the bombing raid on Coventry, Churchill's access to intelligence information obtained from the ULTRA decrypts, and the allegations made by Churchill's former medical doctor, Lord Moran.

Dates: 1939 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One file within the collection is closed to researchers.