Found in 343 Collections and/or Records:
Copy of CHAR 20/91B/19 - 20. Carbon copy.
Telegram from Lieutenant-General Thomas Corbett [Chief of General Staff Middle East] to WSC marked "private and most secret" answering his inquiries regarding the battle in Egypt and commenting on the use of special source messages [ULTRA intelligence], the movements of 8 Armoured Division and 9 Australian Division, restricted tank movement in Nile Delta and the progress of inundations.
Letter from WSC to 3rd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] marked "personal" thanking him for his letter containing suggested honours for certain officers of SOE [Special Operations Executive] and stating that these will be considered for the Victory List [carbon].
Typescript note fromJohn Martin [Principal Private Secretary to WSC] to J McGregor (War Office) marked "personal" informing him that Major Maurice Ashley has asked WSC to support his candidature at Lincoln College, Oxford and asking if the statement that Ashley has "done a very useful piece of work in the Intelligence Corps" can be justified Initialled [carbon].
Typescript note from J McGregor (War Office, Whitehall, SW1 [London]) to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] about the proposed wording of the testimonial for Major Maurice Ashley and suggesting that the phrase be amended to "done good work in the Intelligence Corps during the War" Signed and annotated.
Includes: schedule of decyphers held by Room 40 OB, Admiralty; Patrick Beesly's papers on cryptographic intelligence, German and British, 1981.