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Official: War Council., 09 Aug 1914 - 31 Dec 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26/1

Scope and Contents

General Correspondence Correspondents include Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, on Yeomanry Organisation, the possible use of Russian troops on the Western Front and at Gallipoli, and his visit to the British Expeditionary Force in France; General Sir John French, (later Lord Ypres) C. in C., British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front; Herbert Asquith (later Lord Oxford and Asquith), Prime Minister, giving permission for WSC to visit Dunkirk to look into Naval matters, but not to visit Sir John French and the BEF, as his visits had produced friction between Kitchener and French.

Dates

  • 09 Aug 1914 - 31 Dec 1914

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file, 111 folios)

Language of Materials

English

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