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Army personnel

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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Canadian Militia Bill 1904, 1902 - 1905-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/1
Scope and Contents Letters from Major-General 12th Lord Dundonald [earlier Lord Cochrane] (7) and Colonel Samuel Hughes (5), on the command of the Canadian militia, the dismissal of Lord Dundonald as commander of the Militia, the Canadian Militia Act and the anti-British policies of Sir Wilfrid Laurier [Premier of Canada]. Also includes: memorandum by Hughes on the defence of Eastern Ontario and the Quebec border; part of a report by Lord Dundonald on reorganization of the militia and Canadian...
Dates: 1902 - 1905-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Copy of an unpublished memoir, 1865-1926, 1926 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CAVN 1/1
Scope and Contents

Comprising: Home, Clevedon, Eton; Sandhurst and Examinations; The Grenadier Guards; Racing: a Story of the Inevitable; Ireland; Canada; South African War 1900-1902; Tennis, Hunting, Stalking, Golf, Fishing and Shooting; The First German War: France and Belgium; Italy; Some Notes on the Battle of Vittorio Veneto and After; From Aldershot to Washington; and War Office 1922-26.
With correspondence with Field Marshal Sir William Robertson, 1925 (2).

Dates: 1926 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A-Z on "The Problem of the Army", 1902-12 - 1904-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence on LSA's series of articles for the Times on army reform, with correspondents including: General 1st Lord Kitchener [Commander-in-Chief, India] on the advantages and disadvantages of having a large force in South Africa; Admiral Sir John Fisher [Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth] on subjects including the role of the press in reforming the Navy (3); Arthur Balfour, Prime Minister, on LSA's ideas for encouraging Finland to rebel against Russia; L J Maxse [Editor of the National...
Dates: 1902-12 - 1904-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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France: notebooks and notes, 1914-10-07 - 1914-10-22

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/18
Scope and Contents Notebook kept by LSA while on the staff of General Sir Henry Rawlinson [commander, 4th Corps]. Contains conversations and messages between Rawlinson and officers including Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener [Secretary of State for War], Colonel William Fairholme and Marshal Joseph Joffre [Chief of French General Staff] on the German advance towards Antwerp [Belgium] and the need for more troops to relieve the city, getting troops out from Ghent, sending the Belgian forces out of the front...
Dates: 1914-10-07 - 1914-10-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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France: notebooks and notes, 1914-10-05 - 1914-10-27

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/19
Scope and Contents

Journal kept by LSA during the defence of Antwerp [Belgium] and the subsequent Allied retreat, including LSA's later written account of events.

Dates: 1914-10-05 - 1914-10-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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France: notebooks and notes, 1914-10-08 - 1915-01-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/20
Scope and Contents

Journal kept by LSA during and after the first battle of Ypres [Belgium], including extracts from accounts by other soldiers.

Dates: 1914-10-08 - 1915-01-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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France: notebooks and notes, 1914-10-15 - 1914-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/21
Scope and Contents

Notes kept by LSA during and after the first battle of Ypres [Belgium], including: messages to and from the 7th Division; written narrative of events by Major-General Thompson Capper [7th Division]; war diary of the 7th Division; operation orders of the division; brigade reports and staff diaries, particularly of the 22nd Brigade [of the 7th Division]; notes of a talk with Major-General Sydney Lawford [22nd Brigade].

Dates: 1914-10-15 - 1914-12-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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France: notebooks and notes, 1914-10-07 - 1915-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/22
Scope and Contents

Notes kept by LSA during and after the first battle of Ypres [Belgium], including: accounts of the battle by other soldiers; orders and messages of the 20th Brigade [of 7th Division]; accounts of actions by individual soldiers.

Dates: 1914-10-07 - 1915-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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France: notebooks and notes, 1914-10 - 1915-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/23
Scope and Contents

Loose notes kept by LSA, including: note on LSA's wartime employment; notes on operations of the 4th Corps; guidance notes on trench warfare.

Dates: 1914-10 - 1915-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Home Rule and the Ulster Crisis, 1913-12 - 1914-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/28
Scope and Contents

Includes: extracts from the Quarterly Review on Home Rule; published interview and correspondence between John Seely, Secretary of State for War [later 1st Lord Mottistone], General Sir Arthur Paget [Commander-in-Chief, Ireland] and Brigadier-General Hubert Gough [Commander, 3rd Cavalry Brigade at the Curragh], on resignations of officers in the Irish Command over the imposition of Home Rule; copies of Hansard covering the debate on the Government of Ireland Bill, March-April 1914.

Dates: 1913-12 - 1914-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters, mainly military, A - Z, 1903-01 - 1905-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/15
Scope and Contents Correspondence on War Office and army reform following LSA's series of articles for the Times, "The Problem of the Army". Correspondents include: Lieutenant-Colonel Oliver Armstrong on subjects including the war between Japan and Russia, and the unpreparedness of the army (2); Hugh Arnold-Forster [Secretary of State for War] on LSA's suggestions (5); Mary Arnold-Forster (5); Major-General Robert Baden-Powell [Inspector-General of Cavalry] on improving cavalry horses and equipment...
Dates: 1903-01 - 1905-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Milner papers: correspondence, 1909-03 - 1961-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/41
Scope and Contents Letters and minutes between LSA and Milner on subjects including: policy on Ireland; the lack of organisation for recruitment and training on the outbreak of war; the campaign for conscription or National Service; the stalemate on the Western Front; the Dardanelles Campaign and the situation in the Balkans; the need for a change in Government and more concentration on the Empire, rather than Britain's place in Europe; David Lloyd-George's new coalition Government, and reasons for Milner not...
Dates: 1909-03 - 1961-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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National Service, 1905-06 - 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/17
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, with correspondents including: copy of a letter from Arthur Balfour to Sir George Clarke [Secretary to Committee of Imperial Defence, later 1st Lord Sydenham] on new risks of invasion from Germany; Field-Marshal 1st Lord Roberts on the poor state of the army, the dangers of leaving national defence to volunteers and asking LSA to help him with a speech (4); Charles A'Court-Repington [earlier Charles A'Court] on the arguments against conscription; letters from LSA...
Dates: 1905-06 - 1913-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers: Navy and Admiral 1st Lord Fisher, 1902 - 1919-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR 17
Scope and Contents

Printed papers, including: papers on the Mediterranean Fleet; the new Admiralty training scheme; memoranda by Fisher; naval necessities; 'Some notes by Lord Fisher for his Friends'.

Dates: 1902 - 1919-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Private telegrams between LSA and the Governor of Burma, 1940-06 - 1944-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/12
Scope and Contents

Copies of telegrams from LSA to Sir Archibald Cochrane [Governor, 1936-41], then Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith [Governor, 1941-46] concerning senior army staff in Burma [later Myanmar], including: Lieutenant-General Sir [Donald] Kenneth McLeod [General Officer Commanding Army in Burma]; Major-General [Charles] Frederick Pearce, Chief Civil Affairs Officer (Burma); Lieutenant-General Thomas Hutton [General Officer Commanding, Burma].

Dates: 1940-06 - 1944-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Curragh Crisis, 1914-03 - 1914-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/29
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on events in Ulster over the imposition of Home Rule in Ireland, March 1914, with correspondents including: Major Philip Howell, 4th Hussars, on events in the crisis, and the involvement of various individuals including Winston Churchill [First Lord of the Admiralty] and General Sir Arthur Paget [Commander-in-Chief, Ireland] (3); [?] Sir Max Aitken [later 1st Lord Beaverbrook]; H A Gwynne [editor of the Morning Post]; "H W" [Lieutenant-Colonel Henry...
Dates: 1914-03 - 1914-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Adrian Grant Duff

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGDF
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1905-14.
With photocopies of diaries, 1910-13, and photocopies of correspondence, 1912-14.
Also with photocopies of letters to Ursula Grant Duff, 1914, 1919, 1922 and 1930.

Dates: 1905 - 1930
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Brigadier Michael Rookherst Roberts

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MRBS
Scope and Contents

Diaries and papers relating to the Burma Campaign, 1942-5, and papers relating to the 4th Battalion 10th Gurkha Rifles, 1942-7

Dates: 1942-08 - 1978-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Field Marshal Lord Slim

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLIM
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, letters, diaries, press cuttings and photographs.

Dates: 1914 - 2011
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of General Lord (Henry S) Rawlinson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RWLN
Scope and Contents

War journals and related papers. Includes reports, maps, letters to Rawlinson, lists of casualties and details of ammunition used

Dates: 1914 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lieutenant-General Sir John Cowley

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CWLY
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising a memoir, articles, lectures, correspondence and press cuttings

Dates: 1959 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lieutenant Richard L Sale

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SALE
Scope and Contents

Commission and letters from the front during World War I; and letters of Dorothy Sale

Dates: 1912-08 - 1924
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Peter John ("Jack") Warren

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WRRN
Scope and Contents

Typescript memoirs of Warren's training as a Royal Artillery artificer, 1919-25, and his experiences as an NCO in a Pack Battery in England, India and Waziristan [now in Pakistan], 1925-33 (including photographs)

Dates: 1980 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Donald Hopson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HPSN
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence and papers about his military and diplomatic careers, press cuttings, photographs and artefacts.
With Annalise Hopson's later correspondence and papers, 1971-99.

Dates: 1915 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Edward Spears

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS
Scope and Contents The papers include: correspondence; domestic and personal papers; early family correspondence, particularly among ELS's mother's relatives; diaries, including ELS's journals as a liaison officer with the French from the First World War and as Head of the British Mission to de Gaulle during the Second World War; some political papers and military maps; speeches and articles; manuscripts of books and short stories, with literary correspondence and original and copied source material from...
Dates: 1847 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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