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Official: War and Air: various papers., 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/2

Scope and Contents

Includes minutes of a meeting of the Committee on the Limitation of Armaments; a War Office memorandum on WSC's and other appointments; copy of Army Orders for 1919; copies of telegrams from the Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh] on potential police strikes; RAF demobilisation form; precis on the Roger Casement letters; outline of scheme of army reorganisation; notes from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso], Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War, on conscientious objectors, extremist views amongst troops, and liaison between the British and United States armies (annotated by General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]); telegram from WSC to Field-Marshal [?Sir Douglas Haig], Commander-in-Chief, on demobilisation and morale; Colonel William Warde-Aldam, General Sir William Robertson [Commander-in-Chief, British Army on the Rhine], Major-General Sir Robert Hutchinson [Deputy Adjutant-General], Sinclair, and Brigadier-General Henry Leach [Deputy Director of Personal Services] on an Army Council visit to the British Army on the Rhine; draft of a paper on reducing the army; press release on demobilisation; a paper by Sir Vernon Kell, Director of Military Intelligence, on a "zone scheme" for passenger transport and the need to exercise control over those entering the country; and [Mansfield Cumming, Chief of the Secret Service] on passport control and anti-Bolshevik espionage.

Dates

  • 1919

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (59 folios))

1 folder(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (59 folios))

Language of Materials

English

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