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Report on British man-power, 1918-06 - 1918-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/56

Scope and Contents

Includes: annotated report by Lieutenant-Colonel Roure of the French Ministry of War, on British man-power and suggested reorganisation of the army; notes on the report by LSA (for the Secretary of State for War), with comments by various individuals and departments; letters from Philip Lloyd-Greame [Joint Secretary of Ministry of National Service, later Philip Cunliffe-Lister and 1st Lord Swinton] on the report, particularly as affecting the Air Ministry (2); notes on the British war effort, particularly relating to France, in the Royal Navy, merchant service, steel, coal and textile industries; copy of a letter from the Shipbuilding Employers Federation and Shipyard Trade Unions National Joint Committee, with a resolution on their concern about the withdrawal of workers from the shipyards for the army; memorandum by Sir Charles Sykes, Director of Wool Textile Production, on man-power in the wool textile trade; notes on recruitment in 1917; memorandum by Sir Eric Geddes [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the naval efforts of Britain and the United States.


  • Creation: 1918-06 - 1918-08

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 252

Finding aid date

2003-07-21 15:28:51.983000+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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