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FOULKES, Maj Gen Charles Howard (1875-1969)

Biographical papers and official service records, 1894-1968

References on this page: FOULKES: 1/1-16


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1894 Mar 2

Certificate commissioning Foulkes into the Army as second lieutenant, Royal Engineers in the Land Forces. 2pp


FOULKES: 1/2

1914 May 23

Results for Part I of examination for promotion to Lt Col, from Maj Gen W R Robertson, Director of Military Training at the War Office. 1p


FOULKES: 1/3

1914 Jul 25

Extracts from Eastern Command Orders listing officers to attend examination in Tactical Fitness for Command at Shorncliffe on 1 Jul, and list of candidates dated 11 Jul, who passed the examination [Foulkes included]. 1p


FOULKES: 1/4

1918-1929

Papers comprising copies of confidential personnel reports including character assessments by Lt Gen H A Lawrence, Col C N French, Maj Gen P S Wilkinson and Lt Gen David Campbell. 13pp


FOULKES: 1/5

c1920, 1948, 1963, 1968

Papers relating to school days at Lord Weymouth's Grammar School in Warminster. Including printed booklet issued by the School, 'Roll of Service in the Great War', and Foulkes' memories of his schooling, written in a letter to Mr Robert Hope for inclusion in a history of the School. 20pp, 1 booklet


FOULKES: 1/6

1921

Correspondence with George Marten, R Paterson and Col C Mayne at the War Office, concerning lack of employment and pay claims following return from India in Jun 1920. 5pp


FOULKES: 1/7

1922, 1925,1927-1930

Papers relating to the appointment of Foulkes as ADC, 1928. With general regulations and rules on dress; orders to attend at court ceremonies; and instructions and programme for Trooping the Colour, 1929 and 1930. 68pp


FOULKES: 1/8

1929

Letter from G F Boyd, Military Secretary at the War Office, informing Foulkes that he has not been recommended for promotion to Maj Gen, but will be promoted to the rank on retirement. With draft letter from Foulkes, apparently to Commander-in-Chief, Aldershot Command referring lack of promotion, and letters of sympathy from J R Charles at the War Office and Sir David Campbell at Aldershot. 4pp


FOULKES: 1/9

1930

Official copy of Record of Service, 1894-1928 including dates of appointments, promotions, campaigns and honours and awards. 4pp


FOULKES: 1/10

1931

Papers relating to applications for employment as Bursar at Haileybury College and Chief Constable, Lincolnshire, including testimonials from Lt Col George Pollitt, Sir William Goode, Lt Gen Sir James Charles and Brig Gen Sir Harold Hartley. 6pp


FOULKES: 1/11

1938 Nov

Letter from Lt Gen W D S Brownrigg at the War Office, concerning possibility of meritorious service annuity award; and rejection of the offer by Foulkes in consideration of those financially less well off. 3pp


FOULKES: 1/12

1939 Apr

Letter to the War Office, offering services in event of war and reply from Lt Gen W D S Brownrigg stating that no suitable employment is available at present. 4pp


FOULKES: 1/13

1941 Feb 26

'Notes on administration of Discipline 1941', restricted War Office publication concerning military discipline within the Regular or Territorial Army. [Probably connected to service in the Home Guard]. 1 booklet


FOULKES: 1/14

1944 Dec

Text of speech given at stand-down parade on 3 Dec of Byfleet Company, Home Guard. 1p


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1945 Jun

Text of speech given at dinner of Byfleet Company, Home Guard on 15 Jun including a tribute to Col Marshall. 1p


FOULKES: 1/16

1963-1964

Papers relating to the award of the Institution of Royal Engineers Gold Medal, presented to Foulkes in Jun 1964, for his pioneer work in developing chemical warfare during World War One. Including notification of the award in Aug 1963 by Maj Gen D C T Swan at the Institution of Royal Engineers, Chatham; citation of the award, published in the RE Journal (c1964); and photograph of the presentation by Chief Royal Engineer, General Sir Frank Simpson. 17pp, 1 photograph

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