Unique IDCWGC/1/1/13/27
File NumberP 720 PT.1
TitleAppointment Of Sir H. Hart

CWGC_1_1_13_27 opt.pdf

DescriptionMain topics: search for replacement for C. Hughes as Deputy Controller; Eastern District; consultation with Australian and New Zealand governments; removal of Eastern District office to Palestine from Egypt; applications from other candidates for the post; with letters of reference; appointment of Hart as Chief Administrative Officer; Eastern District.
Content NoteIncluding: Personal correspondence between F. Ware and Hughes; mentioning Abyssinia crisis. Letter from Hughes to Ware re Australian pilgrimage to Gallipoli; and Turkish plans for the area; 3 May 1936. Letter from Ware to Hart apologising for not meeting him on arrival in London; and describing his treatment for phlebitis; 10 June 1936.
Date7/1/1936 - 24/7/1936
Extent1 file

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