Official: War and Air: correspondence, minutes, notes, and other papers.

Reference code: CHAR 16/44

Part of: CHAR 16
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Date: 02 Feb 1920 - 30 Dec 1920

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Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (8); ?Colonel Alexander Russell on Chilean army supplies (2); Major-General George Jeffreys on guards' officers' quarters in London (2); Sir James Stevenson [Surveyor-General of Supply] on functions transferred from the Ministry of Munitions.

Also includes copy minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal], Chancellor of the Exchequer [Austen Chamberlain], Quartermaster-General [Lieutenant-General Travers Clarke], Master-General of the Ordnance [Lieutenant-General Sir John Ducane], and Finance Member [Sir Archibald Williamson, later 1st Lord Forres]; draft minutes of the Estimates Committee; precis of Supreme Council meeting at Sanremo [Italy].

Subjects covered by the file include: producing the army estimates; reducing troop numbers in the Middle East; the situation in Turkey, Armenia, Batum [Georgia], and Germany; the administration of mandates; Italian policy in Libya; comparison of WSC and David Lloyd George on Russia; reaction to the Treaty of Sevres [France]; the history of a prison camp at Limberg [Germany]; reconstituting the territorial army; troops available for India.

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