Catalogue description Special Commissions to Enquire into the Operations of War in Mesopotamia (Hamilton Commission) and in the Dardanelles (Cromer and Pickford Commission): Records

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Reference: CAB 19
Title: Special Commissions to Enquire into the Operations of War in Mesopotamia (Hamilton Commission) and in the Dardanelles (Cromer and Pickford Commission): Records
Description:

Documents relating to the Dardanelles Commission include copies of statements and other documents submitted, minutes of evidence and reports. Papers of the Mesopotamia Commission include the Secretary's minute book, proceedings, correspondence, and a copy of the final report.

Date: 1916-1919
Arrangement:

Loosely chronological within original subject arrangement

Related material:

For maps produced for this Commission see WO 301

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

Commission to Enquire into the Operations of War in Mesopotamia, 1916-1917

Commission to Enquire into the Operations of War in the Dardanelles, 1916-1919

Physical description: 33 file(s)
Immediate source of acquisition:

Cabinet Office , from 1964

Accruals: No future accruals expected
Administrative / biographical background:

The Special Commissions (Dardanelles and Mesopotamia) Act 1916 provided for the appointment of two Commissions to enquire into the conduct of operations of war in the Dardanelles and Mesopotamia.The Mesopotamia Commission reported in 1917, whilst the final report of the Dardanelles Commission was published in 1919.

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