Catalogue description War Office and Ministry of Defence and predecessors: War Office Council, later War Office Consultative Council, Army Council, Army Board and their various committees: Minutes and Papers

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Reference: WO 163
Title: War Office and Ministry of Defence and predecessors: War Office Council, later War Office Consultative Council, Army Council, Army Board and their various committees: Minutes and Papers
Description:

Minutes and decisions of the War Office Council, 1870 to 1904; of the Army Board, 1899 to 1904; of the Army Council, from 1904; of their various committees; and of meetings of the military members, 1 August 1914 to January 1916.

The series includes material which would otherwise be found amongst the Records of the Commander-in-Chief, Military Secretary and Army Council (WO).

Date: 1806-1980
Related material:

Records of the Defence Board and Defence Council are in Division within DEFE

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

Commander-in-Chief, 1795-1870

Ministry of Defence, Army Board, 1964-

Secretary of State for War, 1794-1801

Secretary-at-War, 1660-1855

War Office Consultative Council, 1895-1904

War Office Council, 1870-1895

War Office, Army Council, 1904-1964

Physical description: 776 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Defence , from 1966

Accruals: Series is accruing.
Unpublished finding aids:

There is an index in the in the reading rooms at The National Archives, Kew

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