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DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU, Brig Gen John Walter Edward, 2nd Baron

Memoranda, articles and reports, mainly concerning Indian transport systems, 1914 - 28

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DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7 Memoranda, Articles and Reports, mainly concerning Indian transport systems, 1914 - 28



DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/1-67 Memoranda, Articles and Reports, mainly concerning Indian transport, also includes material on transport on Western Front, aviation, and armoured vehicles, 1914 - 28


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/1

[1914 Dec?]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Notes by Montagu on the Western Theatre of War Aug 4 to Dec 1 and effects of aeroplane, railway and motor lorry on strategy. Typed with MS alterations. 11 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/2

[1915]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: An appreciation of the Balkan Situation by Montagu on the possibility of interrupting the Balkan railway and severing pro-Germanic powers east and west. Typed carbon 2 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/3

1915 May 25

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Notes on the Use of Aeroplanes on the N W Frontier. Typed 5 pp, second typed copy with notes in the margin, initialled 8 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/4

1915 May 25

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Circular entitled 'Hints of the Care and use of Mechanical Vehicles' by Montagu and issued by J Dallas for Director General of Military Works. Circular No 12531 (MW 4) Printed 4 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/5

[1915]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note by Montagu on Armoured Motor Cars with general principles which sould be involved in fighting armoured motor cars. Typed carbon 4 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/6

1915 Jun 11

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Inspection Report by Montagu on Armoured Motor Cars to Maj Gen G Williams, Ref C1093 DG MW. Printed 6 pp and another copy


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/7

1915 Jul

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu showing comparison between animal and mechanical transport. Typed carbon 3 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/8

1915 Jul

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu on the Abdal-Abbottabad-Domel Road. Typed 3 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/9

1915 Jul 15

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu giving general remarks on roads and mechanical transport, Ref111 DGMW. Printed 3 pp and sketch plan


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/10

[1915]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu suggesting scheme for future organization of mechanical transport showing administrative structure and present state of vehicles and personnel in units. Typed on large sheet 1 p


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/11

1915 Aug 27

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Notes on Armoured Car Units, Ref 49GSB, General Staff, India. Pamphlet Printed 4 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/12

1915 Aug 19

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Letter from Montagu to [?] concerning aviation and transport needs of India, written after his arrival the previous week, and meetings with Henderson, Burrow and others. Typed carbon with alterations. 7 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/13

[1915/16?]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Notes by Montagu on mobile anti-aircraft defence, suggesting methods of ensuring reasonable mobile defence against Zeppelins. Typed 5 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/14

[1916]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu on mechanical equipement, anti-aircraft equipment, armaments, recent developments in aeroplanes, etc. Typed 10 pp and another copy Typed carbon


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/15

1916

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on the present position of our air service. Typed carbon 8 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/16

1916 Apr 12

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Report by Montagu on the mechanical equipment of the army in India with chart attached 'Army Service Corps Mechanical Transport Units in India' dated 1916 Oct 19, noting that the finished report together with original memoranda and data were lost on board SS Persia Dec 1915. Typed 6 pp and another copy. Duplicated 5 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/17

1916 Jul 15

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note [for publication] by Montagu 'Science Progress' on the loss of the new aeroplane FE2D fitted with a Rolls Royce engine. Typed carbon with alterations 3 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/18

1916 Aug 15

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Report on Seistan Motor Transport Reconnaisance including Forecast and revised Proposals with Estimate of cost. Ref C3622DGMW. Printed 74 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/19

1916 Sep 5

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandaum by Montagu on Italian built dirigibles for India, with note on two methods of supplying hydrogen gas for the use of balloons or airships in the field. Typed 6 pp and 2 carbons of the attached note.


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/20

1916 Sep 5

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Letter from Montagu to Military Secretary, India Office sending copy of his Memorandum on Italian built dirigibles with note on two methods of supplying hydrogen gas for the use of balloons or airships in the field (see Montagu 7/19). Typed carbon 3 pp and 2 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/21

1916 Nov 2

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu to the Editor of The Times on recent criticism of the Government of India, has not taken into account the difficulties in the situation. Typed carbon 2 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/22

[1916]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note by Montagu on the need for a more methodical system of choosing pilots and the composition of squadrons. Typed carbon 8 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/23

1917 Jan

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu on the independent use of aircraft, recommending observations to the executive of the Parliamentary Aviation Committee. Typed carbon 8 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/24

1917 Jan 17

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum on the use of Motor Transport in the Khyber Pass. Typed carbon 3 pp and sketch plan.


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/25

1917 Jan

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note by Montagu on transport in the event of mobilisation on the North West Frontier. Typed carbon 7 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/26

1917 Jan

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu on Frontier roads. Typed carbon 7 pp and sketch plan (3 copies of plan).


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/27

1917 Jan 17

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Proposal by Montagu for the formation of a school of instruction in Armoured Car and Motor Machine Gun duties, and for the better organization of Armoured Car Units. Typed carbon 7 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/28

1917 Feb 2

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Report by Montagu on the Peshawar-Khyber Mechanical Transport trials 1916 December. Typed 9 pp and programme timetable. Typed carbon 4 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/29

1917 Jan

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note by Montagu summarising memoranda on: transport in the event of mobilization on the North West Frontier (see DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/25); Frontier roads (see DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/26); proposal for the formation of a school of instruction in Armoured Car and Motor Machine Gun duties, and for the better organization of Armoured Car Units (DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/27); and Peshawar-Khyber Mechanical Transport trials 1916 December (DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/28) including duplicate copies. Typed carbon 7 pp and 4 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/30

1917 Feb 23

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Notes by Montagu on Mechanical Transport - India. Ref No 1370DMS1. Printed 3 pp (5 copies)


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/31

1917 Feb 24

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Synopsis of lecutre by Montagu on Military Aviation delivered to Conference of General Officers Commanding. Ref No 1371DGMW. Printed 3 pp (2 copies)


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/32

1917 Mar 1

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Report by Montagu on Mechanical Transport and Armoured Cars in India. Ref No 1442DGMW. Printed 15 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/33

1917 Jul 26

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu on the value of the operations of the Mesopotamian Expedition to India [for Secretary of State]. Typed with MS alterations. 6 pp Second, uncorrected copy


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/34

[1917 Nov]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Report by Montagu to Gen Sir Herbert Cox, Military Secretary to Secretary of State on systems of transport in operation on British, French and Italian fronts. Typed carbon 11 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/35

1917 Nov 5

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Last section (pages 9-11) of a Report by Montagu to Gen Sir Herbert Cox, Military Secretary to Secretary of State on systems of transport in operation on British, French and Italian fronts. Typed carbon 2 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/36

1917 Sep 17

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu to Gen Sir Herbert Cox on Motor Ambulances. Typed carbon 3 pp and another copy Typed carbon 2 pp. Memorandum on tanks. Typed carbon 1 p


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/37

1917 Nov 8

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note by Montagu on the future position of Russia in regard to India and the East generally. Typed carbon 3 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/38

1918 Jan 20

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note by Montagu to Chairman of Tropical Diseases Committee appointed by Colonian Office concerning Dr Long of Public Health Department Manila and the treatment of leprosy, improved sanitation, destruction fo mosquitoes and other methods introduced by American Government in Manila. Typed carbon 5 pp


Reference: DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/39

1918 Feb 22

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu to Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Sir G M Kirkpatrick and Viceroy on shipping positions and USA. Typed 1 p


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/40

1918 Feb 22

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu on the development of natural resources in India. Typed 2 pp Typed carbon copy 3 pp marked 'Sent to S of S at Delhi 1918 Feb 20'


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/41

1918 Feb 17

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Report by Montagu to Quartermaster General India on Mechanical Transport and Armoured Cars in India 1917-1918. Ref 70 QMGX Printed 6 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/42

1918 Apr 10

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Report by Montagu and Capt S Limby on the use of wire ropeways on the North West Frontier and hill stations. Ref S80 QMG. Printed 4 pp and map of proposed road and ropeway Makeland District (2 copies)


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/43

1918 Apr 10

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Report by Montagu to Quartermaster General India on roads. Printed 10 pp and maps 1-3 with a spare copy and later reprint with improved maps.


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/44

1918 May

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum on wire roads Egyptian Expedionary Force, Sinai and Palestine Ref DW 154/29 with note at bottom: 'original sent by Lord Montagu to QMG India direct from Egypt in May 1918'. Typed carbon 1 p.


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/45

1918 Jun 15

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu for Lt Gen Sir Herbert Cox on Officers for Mechanical Transport. Typed carbon 3 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/46

1918 Sep 18

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note from Montagu to Secretary of State for India on the need for more mechanical transport in India. Copy Typed 1 p


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/47

1918 Oc 2

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum from Montagu to E J Turner Esq, India Office on aerial navigation. Copy Typed 2 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/48

1918 Nov 7

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum on the use and development of mechanical transport after the war. Draft Typed carbon 3 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/49

1918 Nov 28

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note by Montagu on commercial aviation and the future policy of the Royal Air Force with regard thereto. Typed carbon 5 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/50

1918 Sep 27

Memoranda, Articles and Reports. Annual Report to Secretary of State for India on the improvement of roads on the frontier to make them fit for mechanical transport Ref 226AD, Despatch no 70. Printed 10 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/51

1919 Apr 1

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Third Report by Montagu for Quatermaster General, India, on Mechanical Transport and Armoured Motor Batteries in India Ref No C308 QMG B. Printed 3 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/52

1919 May 15

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu on Army Administration in India written at the request of the Secretary of State. Typed carbon 9 pp (2 copies)


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/53

1919

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu concerning projected Atlantic flight sponsored by Daily Mail and need for establishment of regular postal, passenger and commercial services over the world. Typed carbon 6 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/54

1919 Jul 8

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note from Montagu to Lt Gen Sir Herbert Cox criticising the Government of India's request for military transported unsuited to Indian conditions, typed carbon 2 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/55

1919 Oct 22

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Memorandum by Montagu on the Defence of the North West Frontier of India. Typed carbon 5 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/56

1920 Jan 6

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Note by Montagu to Lt Gen Sir A F Cobbe, Military Secretary to Secretary of State for India, on the desirability of preparing North West Frontier Province by making roads, supplying search lights, etc., to meet possible action of enemy aircraft. Typed carbon 2 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/57

[1919-20]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on air mail service to india. Typed carbon 7 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/58

[1919-20]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on flying services in India. Typed carbon 5 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/59

[1922]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on the North West Frontier and need for roads. Typed carbon 7 pp (marked no 1)


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/60

[1922]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on land communications in Asia - India's isolation. typed carbon 4 pp (marked no 2)


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/61

[1922]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on roads old and new in India. Typed carbon 7 pp (marked no 3)


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/62

[1922]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on conditions of transport in India. Typed carbon 6 pp (marked no 5)


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/63

[1920]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on roads and motor cars in India. Typed carbon 6 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/64

[1921-22]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on the present and future of Indian railways. Typed carbon 9 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/65

[1920]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu on coal versus water power in India. Typed 6pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/66

[1921-22]

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Notes by Montagu on motor transport for country towns and rural districts. Typed 7 pp


DOUGLAS-SCOTT-MONTAGU 7/67

1928 Jun 9

Memoranda, Articles and Reports: Article by Montagu giving a comparison of mechanical and horsed transport in London with statistics. Typed and Typed carbon 11 pp

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