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Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes., 03 Jan 1921 - 11 Feb 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/73

Scope and Contents

Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals including: Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Prime Minister [David Lloyd George]; 1st Lord Curzon [Foreign Secretary]; Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh]; Secretary [War Office, Sir Herbert Creedy]; Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff, Lieutenant-General Sir Philip Chetwode; Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson]; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]; Sir James Masterton-Smith [Joint Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour]; Sir Charles Harris [Joint Secretary of the War Office]; Sir Arthur Hirtzel [Deputy Under-Secretary of State for India]; Finance Member [Sir Archibald Williamson, later 1st Lord Forres]; Sir George Fiddes [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Quartermaster-General [Lieutenant-General Travers Clarke]; Surveyor-General of Supply [Sir James Stevenson]; Chief of the Air Staff [Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard]; Military Secretary [Lieutenant-General Sir Alexander Godley]; and other War and Air officials.Also includes telegram from Colonel Francis Gosset [Chief of British Delegation to Inter-allied Military Commission of Control for Austria].Subjects include: army matters, such as estimates, troop numbers, the army reserve, appointments, medals, changes in command, and facilities; matters concerning Mesopotamia [later Iraq], Persia [later Iran] and Egypt; WSC being appointed Secretary of State for the Colonies; the British Military Mission in Paris [France]; colonial estimates; arrangements for the Cairo [Egypt] Conference [March 1921]; German affairs; payments to Arab Chiefs; aeroplanes for use in Ireland; good-bye messages from WSC.


  • Creation: 03 Jan 1921 - 11 Feb 1921

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (82 folios))

Language of Materials



  • Army (Organization)

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