Catalogue description War Office: Medical Historians' Papers: First and Second World Wars

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Details of WO 222
Reference: WO 222
Title: War Office: Medical Historians' Papers: First and Second World Wars

The series consists of files sent to the Medical Historian for information, of contributions prepared by senior medical staff, and of the Deputy Director of Medical Services; quarterly returns and reports made to the Medical Historian; and some files relating to Army nurses and the nursing establishment. The papers were collected for use in compiling the Army contribution to the UK Medical Series of the History of the Second World War.

The files deal with both administrative and clinical matters and give an account of the activities of individual medical units in all theatres of operations.

Date: 1914-1949
Related material:

For related registers and papers concerning Second World War allied prisoners of war hospitals in Thailand and Burma see WO 347

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

War Office, Directorate of Army Medical Services, 1904-1964

Physical description: 2153 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1973 Ministry of Defence

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