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Official: War Cabinet: various papers., 01 Dec 1917 - 29 Dec 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/4

Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: [17th] Lord Derby [earlier Edward Stanley] Secretary of State for War, on increased recruitment; Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service, on analysis of the armed services; Sir David Henderson [Director-General of Military Aeronautics] on staffing for the air force; WSC, Minister of Munitions, on the importance of a loyal Russian force and on manpower; Charles Rye, Director General of the National Labour Supply, on labour demands; Rowland Prothero [later 1st Lord Ernle] President of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, on using waste products for fertilisation; Henry Wilson, [Maxime] Weygand and L Cadorne on the situation in Russia; [1st] Lord Milner, on protection of stores at Vladivostok [Russia]; and Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith [Permanent Secretary to the Board of Trade] on importing United States troops to France.Also includes: papers on exemptions from military service and analysis of the army at home; copies of telegrams between the Admiralty and Senior Naval Officer Archangel [Russia] about Russia; departmental notes and correspondence from James Barlow, Principal Assistant Secretary to the Minister of Labour, Walter Layton and others; manuscript notes by WSC on flying tanks; and letters from Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith, John Davies [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, David Lloyd George] and Sir Maurice Hankey.


  • 01 Dec 1917 - 29 Dec 1917

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1 item(s) (1 file (86 loose folios))

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