Catalogue description War Office: Miscellaneous Unregistered Papers, First World War

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Reference: WO 161
Title: War Office: Miscellaneous Unregistered Papers, First World War

This series contains various papers concerning the War of 1914-1918 (some of later date), including files of the Master-General of the Ordnance (MGO), the Director of Supplies and Transport (DST), the Director of Medical Services (DMS), the Director of Army Priority and the Director of Fortifications and Works (largely in Egypt and Palestine).

Also included are papers of the Committee on the Treatment of British Prisoners of War, reports and assessments of German manpower and casualties, unit etc histories and narratives of operations.

Date: 1914-1944
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

War Office, 1857-1964

Physical description: 117 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1966 Ministry of Defence

Accruals: Series is accruing

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