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Official: War Council., Jan 1915 - May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26/2

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General Correspondence.Correspondents include 1st Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, (3) mainly on Russia; General Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres] (9), mainly on the Western Front; General Sir Ian Hamilton (8); on the Territorial Army; Major-General William Birdwood, the 2nd London Division and the Dardanelles; F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] (2); Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith], Prime Minister (2), on the War Council and the Dardanelles; David Lloyd George, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir Mark Sykes on the Dardanelles; Sir Edward Grey, Foreign Secretary, on the Dardanelles; Noel Buxton on the Dardanelles; Sir Francis Hopwood [Civil Lord of the Admiralty, later 1st Lord Southborough]; Eustace Fiennes [Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes] on the Dardanelles; H Gordon Selfridge on possible air raid on the Krupps Works at Essen, Germany; Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon and Josiah Wedgwood.


  • Creation: Jan 1915 - May 1915

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1 file(s) (1 bound file, 135 folios)

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