Record

Unique IDCWGC/1/1/12/4
File NumberWG 10/2
TitleMr J.J. Lawson
DescriptionMain topics: choice of Commissioner to replace H. Gosling; appointment of Lawson as Commissioner; appointment as Secretary of State for War and ex officio chairman; obituary.
Content NoteIncluding: Letter from J. Ramsay MacDonald re appointment of Commissioner; 31 Oct. 1930. Letter from C. Attlee recommending two candidates; 1 Nov. 1930. Letter from F. Ware to Attlee re proposed service at opening of Imperial Conference; and poem by R. Kipling; 3 Nov. 1930. Letter from Kipling approving appointment of Lawson; 20 May 1931. Note by Ware of conversation with Lawson; mentioning discussion of repatriation of bodies of World War 2 dead; 30 Aug. 1945.
Date31/10/1930 - 16/12/1965
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryArchive
ArchNoteFILE SUBSEQUENTLY RE-NUMBERED COM/1/2.

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