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Public and Political: General: congratulations on WSC's appointment as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports., Sep 1941 - Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/430

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Correspondents include: [Charles] Tonks, Vicar of Walmer [Kent]; Marie, Lady Willingdon [earlier Marie Freeman-Thomas] also on Walmer Castle and her husband [1st Lord Willingdon], WSC's predecessor as Lord Warden; Jack, [4th] Lord Camden [John Pratt]; [5th] Lord Harris [of Seringapatam and Mysore, and of Belmont, Kent]; [Pieter] Gerbrandy, [Prime Minister] of the Netherlands; General [Georges] Catroux [Commander-in-Chief Free French in Levant]; "Birdie", [1st] Lord Birdwood, also on Lord Willingdon; Sir George Leveson Gower; Sir Gerald Wollaston; Sir Philip Haldin; Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Grenfell; Lieutenant-Colonel [Sir William] Prescott-Webster, Mayor of Sandwich [Kent]; Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Craufurd-Stuart of the Cinque Ports Battalion Home Guard; [Francis] Keenlyside [Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Edith] Watson, "A B" [Anthony Bevir], [John] Martin, and "J H P" [John Peck], CSC, and WSC's secretary "K H" [Kathleen Hill]; and from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Sir Alexander Hardinge [Private Secretary to King George VI].Also includes: copy of Canterbury Cathedral [Kent] Chronicle, September 1941; copy of Dover Town Council [Kent] resolution.


  • Sep 1941 - Oct 1941

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