Catalogue description War Office: School of Musketry, Hythe: Records of Experiments and Trials

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Reference: WO 140
Title: War Office: School of Musketry, Hythe: Records of Experiments and Trials
Description:

Technical reports and other records of experiments and trials of the former School of Musketry at Hythe.

The series includes material which would otherwise be found amongst the Records of the Chief of the (Imperial) General Staff and its directorates (WO).

Date: 1853-1928
Separated material:

Pieces 1 and 2 of this series are on permanent loan to the Weapons Museum at the Army School of Musketry, Warminster.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

War Office, School of Musketry, Hythe, 1853-1919

Physical description: 15 volume(s)
Access conditions: Available in original form unless otherwise stated
Administrative / biographical background:

A School of Musketry was established at Hythe in 1853, and this became the Small Arms School in 1919. In the Second World War it moved to the Proof and Experimental Establishment at Pendine.

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