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Official: War and Air: correspondence for WSC and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]., 04 Nov 1920 - 30 Dec 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/50

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Major-General J Bagratouni [Chief of the Armenian Delegation at the Paris Peace Conference]; 1st Lord Curzon [Foreign Secretary] (4); Major-General George Jeffreys; Austen Chamberlain [Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Aneurin Williams MP; Major Patrick Malone; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] (3); Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Philip Kerr [later 11th Lord Lothian, Secretary to the Prime Minister]; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (2); Brigadier-General Edward Spears [Head of the British Military Mission to Paris, France] (6); P Sabline [Russian Embassy]; Alexandre Goutchkov; Major-General Sir Charles Harington [Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff]; Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff]; 17th Lord Derby; Director General Territorial and Volunteer Forces [10th Lord Scarbrough]; Sir Basil Thomson [Director of Intelligence, Metropolitan Police]; Lieutenant-General Sir Philip Chetwode [Military Secretary, War Office].Also includes copy letters from WSC and Sinclair to some of those mentioned above and to David Lloyd George and Thomas Macnamara [Minister of Labour].Subjects covered by the file include: the unveiling of the Cenotaph; requests for assistance with appointments; Mesopotamian affairs; army estimates; tensions in eastern Europe and the near east, involving Turkey, Armenia, Greece, Bulgaria, and Romania; details of incidents in India and Egypt; Irish affairs; Russian affairs and Bolshevik intentions; French foreign policy; Indian expenditure on Mesopotamia [later Iraq] and Persia [later Iran]; Germany's position; territorial army boots.


  • Creation: 04 Nov 1920 - 30 Dec 1920

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (96 folios))

Language of Materials



  • Army (Organization)

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