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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/11/4-5

Scope and Contents

Draft letter from WSC (Home Office) to the Coroner for the County of London concerning his actions at the "Siege of Sidney Street". His statement includes: his authorisation of the dispatch of 20 infantry soldiers to Sidney Street; decision to go to the scene; and initial confirmation of orders given to the Fire Brigade not to attempt to put out the fire until firing had stopped. Typescript with manuscript alterations by WSC. See CHAR 12/11/6-7.


  • Creation: 10 Jan 1911

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2 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume II, Part 2, pp 1240-41

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