PZ 5277/1939 'War - Offers of service in the event of -'

IOR/L/PS/12/300

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The record is made up of 1 file (73 folios). It was created in 27 Aug 1939-5 Jul 1943. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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The file contains correspondence relating to individuals offering their services, mainly to the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. or the Foreign Office, in the event of war, and for war work after the outbreak of the Second World War.

It largely consists of correspondence between the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. and the following:

  • individuals applying for war work, including Bertram Thomas, Frank Symthe, Sir Evelyn Berkeley Howell, G W Carter, W R Ward, and C C L de Grenier
  • the Foreign Office
  • the Government of India, External Affairs Department
  • the War Office.
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1 file (73 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in approximate reverse chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 73; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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English in Latin script
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Archival file

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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/12/300
Former external reference(s)
PZ 5277/1939

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27 Aug 1939-5 Jul 1943 (CE, Gregorian)

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