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Official: War Cabinet: various papers., 02 Apr 1918 - 26 Apr 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/35

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence or papers by various individuals including: Christopher Addison, Minister of Reconstruction, on military service; Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service, on anti-recruiting strikes, the release of men employed by the Admiralty, and the proposed proclamation by King George V; WSC, Minister of Munitions, on the Eastern Front, manpower and munitions, and "certain hypothetical contingencies" on war strategy; [1st] Lord Bertie [British Ambassador to France]; Sir Charles Marling [British Minister in Teheran, Iran]; [17th] Lord Derby [earlier Edward Stanley] Secretary of State for War, on manpower and food control; Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon [Controller of Munitions Inventions] on the transportation of large numbers of troops across the straits of Dover; Sir Eric Geddes, First Lord of the Admiralty, on a strike at oil storage works.Also includes a note from WSC to General Sir William Robertson, Chief of Imperial General Staff; internal Ministry of Munitions correspondence; agendas and draft minutes of meetings of the War Cabinet; a copy of the military service bill; and a paper on Japanese intervention in Siberia.


  • Creation: 02 Apr 1918 - 26 Apr 1918

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1 item(s) (1 file (81 loose folios))

Language of Materials



  • Army (Organization)

Repository Details

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