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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Fourth Queen's Own Hussars P-Z., 1943 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/366

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers on WSC's activites as Honorary Colonel of the 4th Hussars including: Letter from Major C M Clements c/o of the regiment, 1946, on shortage of junior officers; correspondence with James Chuter Ede, Home Secretary and Lt-Colonel R S G Smith on desire of Polish soldiers serving with the 4th Hussars to become naturalised British citizens, 1949, including draft letter, signed by WSC correspondence with Frank Salisbury (4) and Lt-Colonel George Kidston-Montgomerie (2)on portrait of WSC for the Cavalry Club (5); correspondence on application from Lieutenant Peter Storie Pugh, Royal West Kent Regiment, a prisoner of war at Oflag IVC [Colditz Castle, Germany] to transfer to the 4th Hussars, 1943; correspondence with E H North (20) on the 4th Hussars Regimental Association, including report on speech by WSC to Old Comrades Dinner, 1946, [this speech is not listed in CHUR 5, or in the published "Complete Speeches", 1945-51; correspondence on nomination of Royal Armoured Corps Instructors for the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, 1947; correspondence with Brigadier John Scott-Cockburn (3) on his activities as Deputy Colonel of the Regiment, 1946-51; correspondence with Lt-Colonel Richard Smith (11) on his command of the regiment, particularly on active service in Malaya [later Malaysia], 1949-51; correspondence on Trooper John Smith's service with the 4th Hussars, (he was son of the gardener at Chartwell), 1948-49; correspondence with Captain D P Templer, (3) on application for further employment in the Army following classifiction as being "unfit for military service, 1947.


  • Creation: 1943 - 1951

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