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(Untitled), 21 Dec 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/143-155

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener [Secretary of State for War] on the treatment of naval units serving with the Army in France. WSC argues that they should continue to be subject to the Naval Discipline Act, not given the choice to "become a soldier or be sent home"; he lists the five units concerned: armoured trains, motor omnibuses, aircraft, armoured cars and 15-inch howitzers. [Two draft carbon copies].


  • 21 Dec 1914

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Copyright: Crown copyright


13 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III, Part 1, pp.327-331

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