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FOULKES, Maj Gen Charles Howard (1875-1969)

Papers including photographs relating to the introduction and use of chemical warfare on the Western Front, World War One and proposal to use gas in the North West Frontier Province, India, 1919-1920

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FOULKES: 6/1-81 Papers relating to the introduction and use of gas warfare during World War One, 1915-1918


FOULKES: 6/1

1915 May 26

Copy of letter from Gen W R Robertson, at General HQ, British Army in the Field to Gen Von Donop, Master General of the Ordnance, referring to proposed use of gas warfare on the Western Front, and introducing Foulkes as Gas Adviser. 1p


FOULKES: 6/2

1915

Papers relating to the use of smokescreens in trench warfare. 6pp


FOULKES: 6/3

1915

The Poison War (William Heinemann, London, 1915) by A A Roberts, covering types and uses of chemicals in World War One. 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/4

1915-1918

Papers relating to Special Brigade operations during World War One, including 'Report on the activity of the Special Brigade during the War', an official report by Foulkes dated 19 Dec 1918, with maps of gas operations. 23pp


FOULKES: 6/5

1915-1921, 1969

Papers relating to the Liven's Projector, designed by Capt W H Livens and using oil filled projectiles as a means of chemical warfare. 12pp


FOULKES: 6/6

1915-1920, 1929

Papers relating to the Battle of Loos on 25 Sep 1915, including extract from the Royal Engineers Journal, 'Sir John French's Dispatch' to the Secretary of State for War, dated 15 Oct 1915 and describing the Battle. 9pp


FOULKES: 6/7

1915-1976

Papers, including photographs, relating to casualties, honours and awards of World War One, including Royal Engineers casualties to Jan 1917, King George V's visit to the Western Front in Jul 1917, and the use of poison gas. With photograph of Foulkes. 5 photographs, 77pp


FOULKES: 6/8

c1915

Semi-official paper, 'An account of German cloud gas attacks on British fronts in France' (anon). 16pp


FOULKES: 6/9

1916 Dec 30

Newspaper cutting from The Daily Telegraph, Sir Douglas Haig's despatch on operations on the Somme. 1p


FOULKES: 6/10

1916-1917

Notes for lectures given in France and London to groups including 2 and 5 Armies, and Russian officers at Helfaut on 2 Nov 1917, relating to the uses and methods of gas warfare during World War One. 68pp


FOULKES: 6/11

c1916

'Nominal Roll of Officers', manuscript booklet listing personnel in the Special Companies and the 5 Armies. With Foulkes' notes on the appearance and capabilities of various soldiers. 1 booklet


FOULKES: 6/12

c1916-1921

Photographs, including King George V's visit to the Western Front in Jul 1917, meeting with Italian directors of gas warfare in Nov 1918 and 'K' Special Company, Royal Engineers group photograph. 26 photographs, 3pp


FOULKES: 6/13

1917 May 4

'Notes on the offensive use of gas and methods of gas discharge', notes for lecture given by Foulkes to commanderss and Staff Officers of 2 Army at Helfaut, 28 Apr 1917. 4pp


FOULKES: 6/14

1917 Jul 16

Memorandum issued by Brig Gen Kenneth Wigram at General HQ, relating to the first German use of mustard gas on 12 Jul 1917. 1p


FOULKES: 6/15

1917 Dec 13

Official memorandum, 'Report on an enemy gas bombardment resembling a projector attack', relating to first German use of gas projectiles, 10 to 11 Dec 1917. 1p


FOULKES: 6/16

1917

Papers detailing the reorganisation of the Gas Services and Special Brigade, Royal Engineers involving the separation of Special Brigade HQ from the Depot to form an integral part of the Gas Directorate at General HQ; and the regrouping of the former Special Companies into four Special Battalions consisting of sixteen companies for cloud enterprises, four Special Companies for gas projection using Stokes Mortars, and four Special Sections (later 'Z' Company) using flame projectors. 11pp


FOULKES: 6/17

1917-1918

Papers relating to Maj P E Sanders, and Foulkes' complaints to Maj Gen A A Montgomery concerning Sanders' incompetency during the preliminary preparations for gas operations on the Nieuport front in Jul 1917. Including Foulkes' suggestions for a replacement, and copy of Sanders' appeal to the Army Council, 12 Feb 1918 to withdraw the charge of inefficiency. With letter from Adjutant Gen G H Fowke officially admonishing Foulkes, at the command of Commander-in-Chief Sir Douglas Haig, for his injudicious handling of the matter, and draft of Foulkes' reply. 17pp


FOULKES: 6/18

c1917

Report, 'General conclusions regarding protective gloves and clothing, relative to the employment of mustard gas'. 3pp


FOULKES: 6/19

c1917

Official papers relating to the destruction of mustard gas in dugouts, clothing and shell craters; filter fans and blowers for dug outs; and defects in British respirators. 15pp


FOULKES: 6/20

c1917

Diagram of a German Flammenwerfen [taken from a published work, title not known]. 1p


FOULKES: 6/21

1918 Apr 1

'Memorandum on Gas Operations' by Foulkes, comparing methods using projectors and cylinders. 3pp


FOULKES: 6/22

1918 Sep 19

Letter to Winston Churchill concerning reorganisation in the Ministry of Munitions following the departure of General Thuillier, formerly Controller of the Chemical Warfare Department at the Ministry. Foulkes became President of the Chemical Warfare Committee in Oct 1918, at the suggestion of Churchill. 1p


FOULKES: 6/23

1918 Sep

Official publication, Second Report on Costs and Efficencies for HM Factories controlled by Factories Branch, Department of Explosives Supply, prepared for the 17th factories meeting on 10 Sep 1918. 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/24

1918 Oct 19

Memorandum on precautions to be adopted on discharging retired gas cylinders. 1p


FOULKES: 6/25

1918 Nov

'Defence Against Gas' (General Staff) annotated draft copy with diagrams. 1 booklet, 5pp


FOULKES: 6/26

1918 Dec 12

Official paper, 'Development of German gas defence appliances'. 9pp


FOULKES: 6/27

1918 Dec 20

'Order of Battle of the British Armies in France (including Lines of Communication Units) and 'Order of Battle of the Portuguese Expeditionary Force' (General Staff). 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/28

1918

'Instructions regarding the use of gas shell', and 'Instructions on the use of lethal and lachrymatory shell' (General Staff). 2 booklets


FOULKES: 6/29

1918-1919

Ordnance Survey maps detailing areas of warfare on the Western Front including 'Enemy order of battle, Western Front' as of 30 Oct 1918; Seine, Meuse and Rhine basins, detailing areas of occupation of Allied armies, Jan 1919; and tank operations, Aug-Nov 1918. 7pp


FOULKES: 6/30

1919 Feb 2

Official report giving totals, with locations, of British and French casualties from cylinder attacks and British, French, American and Belgian casualties from projector attacks, 1915-1918. 5p


FOULKES: 6/31

1919 Jun 16, 1919 Jun 17

Letters from D R Edwardes-Ker, Special Brigade member, referring to his work in the Chemical Department of the South-Eastern Agricultural College in Kent and requesting a testimonial for a job application. 3pp


FOULKES: 6/32

19[19] Jul 9

Letter from Lt Col A E Kent at HQ, Special Companies, Camiers in appreciation of Foulkes' leadership and referring to his search for employment. 2pp


FOULKES: 6/33

1919 Aug 14

Letter from A J Rivers, referring to publication of the names of members of the Special Brigade in the latest lists issued for France. 2pp


FOULKES: 6/34

1919

Official publication, 'Composition of Headquarters. British Armies in France'. 1 vol, 2 pp


FOULKES: 6/35

1919

HM Factory, Gretna. Description of Plant and Process (HMSO publication for the Ministry of Munitions of War) relating to design of the factory built for the production of and research into cordite, the propellant explosive, during World War One. 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/36

1919

Papers including the Report of the Committee on Chemical Warfare Organisation (Holland Report), with Committee minutes, Nos 1 to 13 and draft scheme for organisation of the Chemical Warfare Experiment Station at Porton. 1 booklet, 89pp


FOULKES: 6/37

1919

Papers relating to the history of the Central Laboratory, established in 1915 at Helfaut in St Omer, France to investigate the types of chemical warfare and anti-gas appliances employed by the Germans during World War One, and providing advice on protection against gas warfare. With a plan of the site and diagrams of appliances including filter for a hand fan. 17pp


FOULKES: 6/38

1919

Papers, including the The London Gazette Fifth Supplement, dated 30 May and listing honours and awards of World War One. 1 booklet, 4pp


FOULKES: 6/39

1919

Official papers relating to casualties in British forces caused by gas warfare, including report by Lt Col C G Douglas, 'Note on the total casualties caused in the British forces by gas warfare', dated 17 Jan 1919, and comments by Foulkes on German gas tactics and policy. 65pp


FOULKES: 6/40

1919

The Story of the First Gas Regiment (Houghton Mifflin Co, 1919) by James Thayer Addison. 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/41

1919

Flanders as it was before the Great War, being an appreciative description written in 1913, by G A T Middleton, concerning Flander's buildings of architectural distinction. 1 booklet


FOULKES: 6/42

1919-1920

Papers relating to the future of research into the uses of chemical warfare at Porton, and Foulkes' suggestions for new schemes of organisation of the gas services in the British Expeditionary Force including recommendations on the status of gas officers, training, and the combination of offensive and defensive control. 32pp


FOULKES: 6/43

1919-1920

Discussion on the ethics of using gas, including memorandum by Herbert Fisher, President of the Board of Education, against the use of gas warfare and response from Chief of Imperial General Staff. 15pp


FOULKES: 6/44

c1919

Official papers, 'Diary of development of British respirator', 1915-1919. 6pp


FOULKES: 6/45

1920

Letters concerning attempt to gain official evidence from Germany of the results of British gas attacks. 2pp


FOULKES: 6/46

1920

Memories of Flanders 1914-1919, by Capt B H S Grant comprising four articles describing the evacuation of Bailleul, Ypres, West Flanders 1914-1919 and the Labour Corps. 1 booklet


FOULKES: 6/47

1920-1921, 1969

Papers relating to the offer of the post of Commandant of the Chemical Warfare Experiment Station at Porton to Foulkes, and his rejection of the post. 25pp


FOULKES: 6/48

1920, 1954, 1965-1980

Papers and correspondence relating to Brig Gen Sir Harold Hartley, formerly Assistant Director 'B' (Defence) to Foulkes during World War One, including obituary by Thomas Foulkes in the Royal Engineers Journal. 5 booklets, 98pp


FOULKES: 6/49

c1920, 1938

Official papers, 'History of the organisation of gas defence in the British army', and booklet 'Some memories of the Royal Engineers Anti-Gas Establishment during the Great War', compiled by Leonard Levy in celebration of the 20th anniversary dinner in 1938 of the Association of Ex-Officers of the Royal Engineers Anti-Gas Establishment and printed for private circulation only. 1 booklet, 7pp


FOULKES: 6/50

1921, 1961-1976

Papers relating to the 'Q' Club, comprising members of 'Q' Special Company, Royal Engineers, the Fort Amhurst Museum project for preserving Royal Engineers equipment, and the Chemical Defence Experimental Establishment. 1 booklet, 65pp


FOULKES: 6/51

1921-1922

Articles from the Royal Engineers Journal 'Chemical Warfare', by Capt S J M Auld, and 'The work of the Royal Engineers in the European War, 1914-1919' (anon) relating to the use of chemical warfare. 17pp


FOULKES: 6/52

1921-1922

Papers, including review by Maj Gen Sir Henry Thuillier, relating to the book The Riddle of the Rhine (W Collins, Sons and Co, London, 1921) by Maj Victor Lefebure (copy included) concerning gas warfare, and essay by Lefebure, 'Poison Gas in the Next War', published in The Evening Standard, 14 Oct 1921. 1 vol, 4pp


FOULKES: 6/53

1922

Papers relating to the unveiling by Foulkes of a memorial tablet at the Imperial College of Science and Technology to student casualties of World War One. 26pp


FOULKES: 6/54

1925 Apr

The Ypres Times, Vol 6 No 2 containing articles, 'Gas' (anon) on gas warfare during World War One, and 'The second Battle of Ypres and gas warfare', contributed by the Historical Section (Military Branch) Committee of Imperial Defence. 1 booklet


FOULKES: 6/55

1927 Mar

Leaflet referring to the presentation, by Royal Engineers officers of the Special Brigade and Gas Services, of silver bowls to the station mess at the Chemical Warfare Experiment Station, Porton. 1p


FOULKES: 6/56

1932-1933

Newspaper cuttings from The Times relating to German security leak over planned gas attack, 1915. 4pp


FOULKES: 6/57

1936 Jul 13, 1936 Jul 16

Letters from Elizabeth Tipping concerning the death of her husband William James Tipping, previously of E Special Company, Royal Engineers and her application for compensation to the Ministry of Pensions on Foulkes' advice. 2pp


FOULKES: 6/58

1936 Jul

Letter published in The Times, referring to the futility of forbidding by international agreement the use of any particular weapon in future warfare, and Italian use of gas in Abyssinia. With letter from Charles Hordern of the Historical Section (Military Branch), Committee of Imperial Defence, London expressing agreement with Foulkes' view. 3pp


FOULKES: 6/59

1936

Photographs of Helfaut school and church. 4 photographs, 2 negatives


FOULKES: 6/60

1937

Booklet entitled War der Plan des Admirals Lord Dundonald, Sebastopol 1855 durch einen grossangelegten Gasangriff zu erobern, durchfuhrbar? by Dr Hermann Gessner, relating to the battle at Sebastopol and gas warfare. 1 booklet, 1p


FOULKES: 6/61

1937-1944

Papers relating to the writing of the Royal Engineers Corps history, including letters from the editor Maj Gen H L Pritchard and Maj Gen Sir Henry Thuillier's suggestions for writers and topics. With Foulkes' draft for Vol V, Chapter XX, 'Gas Warfare (Offensive) in the Field', describing decision to use gas, early experiments, the Battle of Loos on 25 Sep 1915 and summary of changes in weaponry to 1918. 21pp


FOULKES: 6/62

1938 Mar-Aug

Correspondence relating to the writing of the book Gas in the Next War (Geoffrey Bles, London, 1939) by Maj Gen Sir Henry Thuillier. With copy of the book. 1 vol, 5pp


FOULKES: 6/63

1938 Aug

Letter from Mr Hatherley Clarke, manager of the Author's Alliance, returning Foulkes' article 'Responsibility versus Privilege', referring to leakages in Parliament and in the Press over the planned surprise gas attack at Loos on 25 Sep 1915 and giving reasons for rejecting it. 4pp


FOULKES: 6/64

1939 Oct 31

Letter from R H Thomas of the 1st Chemical Training Battalion, Royal Engineers in Dauntsey, Wiltshire referring to the creation of three Chemical Training battalions and twenty companies, to be trained in England and France. 1p


FOULKES: 6/65

1939 Dec 23

Letter from W A Salt at the Anti-Gas Laboratory, General HQ 1st Echelon, British Expeditionary Force, referring to his command of the laboratory in France and describing recent work, including captured German respirators and suspected poisonous substances, and staffing and organisation plans for a Chemical Warfare Service. 2pp


FOULKES: 6/66

1942 Jul

Extract from The Sapper, listing Royal Engineers recipients of the VC and related campaigns, including citation for Cpl J L Dawson, 187 Company for actions during a gas attack at Hohenzollern Redoubt, 13 Oct 1915. 1p


FOULKES: 6/67

1950

Letter from Maj Rolfe Baty, Royal Engineers, thanking Foulkes for historical information on the former 11 Field Company, Royal Engineers and describing the arrival and work of the newly named 11 Company in Hong Kong, 1949. [Baty was Officer Commanding 50 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers which was renumbered 11 Field Company in Jan 1950]. 4pp


FOULKES: 6/68

1956, 1963, 1972

Obituaries from The Times comprising those for Lt Col A R Kent, Sir Keith Price and Dr C G Douglas. 3pp


FOULKES: 6/69

1960 Jul

Nonmilitary Defense, Chemical and Biological Defenses in Perspective, text of papers given at the Symposium on Nonmilitary Defense in Cleveland, Ohio in Apr 1960, including reference to gas warfare in World War One. Published by the American Chemical Society. 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/70

1961-1962

Papers relating to articles by Foulkes entitled, 'Chemical Warfare in 1915', and 'Chemical Warfare Now', published in the Armed Forces Chemical Journal (USA, Nov-Dec 1961) and reprinted in the Royal Engineers Journal (Jun 1962). With copy. 2 booklets, 13pp


FOULKES: 6/71

1961

Papers relating to the Museum of the Institution of Royal Engineers, Chatham including list of additions to the collections, Apr-Jun 1961 and appeal for the collection of artefacts relating to 'C' Special Company, Royal Engineers for preservation at the Museum. 3pp


FOULKES: 6/72

1961-1975

Special Brigade and 'C' Special Company, Royal Engineers newsletters including memories of gas operations in World War One, and obituaries of and news from members. 12 booklets


FOULKES: 6/73

1964 Feb

Obituaries and appreciations from The Times and the Royal Engineers Journal of Capt William Howard Livens, DSO, MC inventor of the Livens Projector. 5pp


FOULKES: 6/74

1964 Sep

Correspondence with E Gold, meteorologist and previously a Maj in the Special Brigade, referring to A J P Taylor's account of weather conditions during the Battle of Loos in Sep 1915 in The First World War: An Illustrated History (Hamish Hamilton, London, 1963). 4pp


FOULKES: 6/75

1964

Cutting from the Journal of the Institute of Chemistry, relating to the career of Gordon Wickham Monier-Williams, Royal Engineers who served in the Special Brigade as an adjutant at Helfaut. 1p


FOULKES: 6/76

1964-1982

Newspaper articles, mainly from The Times relating to gas warfare, subjects including nerve gas and microbiological weapons. 6pp


FOULKES: 6/77

1965

'Corporal's All', history of the Special Brigade, Royal Engineers, 1915-1919 by Lt Martin Sidney Fox, printed for limited distribution to former Special Brigade members. 2 copies. 2 booklets


FOULKES: 6/78

1965-1968

Papers relating to 'Q' Special Company, Royal Engineers including 'Q' Special Company Royal Engineers, 1916-1918 (1929) by 'Anguish' pen name of Fred Angove, formerly of the Royal Engineers, and 'Q' Club annual reports and newsletters, relating news from members. 1 booklet, 18pp


FOULKES: 6/79

1969

Correspondence between Thomas Foulkes and Brig Gen Sir Harold Hartley and papers relating to John Augustus Oriel, Royal Engineers. 14pp


FOULKES: 6/80

1969-1977

Papers relating to Lt Col Jock K B Crawford, present at the Battle of Loos, including his memories of gas warfare. 14pp


FOULKES: 6/81

1980

Correspondence between Thomas Foulkes and Peter T Scott relating to his proposed article on the use of the Stokes Mortar during World War One. 6pp


FOULKES: 6/82-95 Photographs of the Western Front, 1914-1915 and 1919


FOULKES: 6/82

1914

Ypres, including shell damage to buildings. 9 photographs, 6 negatives


FOULKES: 6/83

c1915

Frontline photographs, including trenches, brickstacks and shell damage in Cuinchy, Givenchy, La Bassee canal, Festubert village, and Cambrai. 35 photographs, 7 negatives


FOULKES: 6/84

c1915

British infantry and cavalry, including Coldstream Guards in bivouac, guards at drill and horses at exercise. 11 photographs, 4 negatives


FOULKES: 6/85

c1915

Royal artillery including camouflaged heavy guns and British and French field batteries, British howitzers and field guns, and observation station at Festubert. 17 photographs, 4 negatives


FOULKES: 6/86

c1915

Royal Engineers, including Royal Engineers bomb depot at Givenchy, East Anglian (Territorial) Royal Engineers constructing a redoubt, experimental trench digging at Meteren, 11 Field Company at bridging practice, cross bows for throwing bombs, armoured trains for transport of guns and field forge. 26 photographs, 8 negatives


FOULKES: 6/87

c1915

Army Service Corps and supplies, including British field ovens, supplies at Boulogne and Belgians threshing corn. 8 photographs, 4 negatives


FOULKES: 6/88

c1915

Wounded soldiers at Boulogne, including hospital ships and transport of injured soldiers, and British motor ambulances. 16 photographs, 11 negatives


FOULKES: 6/89

c1915

Aircraft and balloons, including French artillery observation balloon and British Bleriot plane. 4 photographs, 1 negative


FOULKES: 6/90

c1915

French artillery, including battery telephone, dugouts, bivouacs and 75mm gun in emplacement. 7 photographs, 1 negative


FOULKES: 6/91

c1915

French and Belgian soldiers, including dugouts, exercise, road building and marching to Ypres. 8 photographs, 1 negative


FOULKES: 6/92

c1915

French refugees from Lille, numbering about 2500, arriving in Boulogne. 8 photographs, 4 negatives


FOULKES: 6/93

c1915

Civilians, including road mending, work on defences and farming in Ypres. 7 photographs, 1 negative


FOULKES: 6/94

c1915

Cemetries and mass graves, including grave at Ypres for British and German troops and enclosed graves of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 6 photographs, 4 negatives


FOULKES: 6/95

1919

Album of post war photographs taken in France, Belgium and the Rhine, showing bomb damage and scenery in Paris, Ypres, north east France including Cambrai and Bethune, Arras, Verdun including German guns, Albert, Rheims and Cologne. With general scenes showing ammunition, bridging, artillery, defences, observation posts, communications, trenches and tanks. 1 vol, 1 photograph


FOULKES: 6/96-114 Papers, maps and photographs relating to the proposed use of gas in the North West Frontier Province, India 1919-1920


FOULKES: 6/96

1916

Map of Delhi, Punjab and the United Provinces, showing the districts of Delhi, Gurgaon, Meerut and Bulandshahr. Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. 1p


FOULKES: 6/97

1916

Map of Delhi and Punjab, showing the districts of Delhi and Gurgaon. Scale 1 inch to 1 mile. 1p


FOULKES: 6/98

1917

Map of Punjab, Delhi and the United Provinces, showing the districts of Rohtak, Delhi, Meerut and Bulandshahr. Scale 1 inch to 2 miles. 1p


FOULKES: 6/99

1918

Map of North West Frontier Province showing the districts of Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan and Kohat and the areas of Bhittanni and north and south Waziristan. Scale 1 inch to 4 miles. 1p


FOULKES: 6/100

1919 Jul-1920 May

Photograph album of Egypt and India, including Cairo and the pyramids, fortresses and camps on the Khyber Pass, Dacca, Gurkha troops, Peshawar city, Chaman, Nushki, Chappar Rift, Lahore, Simla, Khirgi camp and fort, north Waziristan militia and scenes of the Shinki Pass convoy attack in Oct 1919. With the Tochi Valley expedition, including the convoy, militia posts, cavalry reconnaissance, camps, construction of reservoirs, villagers, armoured cars, aeroplanes, discussion of terms with the Wazir Maliks, and scenes of Delhi, Agra, Amritsar, Lucknow and Cawnpore. With general scenes of local tribesmen and villagers. 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/101

1919 Aug 27-1919 Dec 4

Notebook of copy letters sent from India, many to a Mr Bartholomew, concerning the development of photographs. With description of the Peshawar region and weather and topography of North West Frontier Province. Accounts of railway journeys in Aug from Quetta to Chaman, a military cantonment; Nushki, near the Afghan border; and Hindubagh, a military outpost and important for supply of chrome iron. Account of the Bannu region and Tochi expedition, including methods of attack and defence; description of Datta Khel camp and bombing of the Maliks. 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/102

1919

Correspondence between the Secretary of the War Office, London, the Viceroy and Commander-in-Chief, India relating to the possible introduction of chemical warfare to India, and including arguments for and against implementing the policy. 29pp


FOULKES: 6/103

1919

Papers relating to Foulkes' meeting with the Viceroy Lord Chelmsford on 7 Oct, including their discussion on possible introduction of gas warfare to India, to be employed against tribesmen in North West Frontier Province. 17pp


FOULKES: 6/104

1919

Papers relating to Foulkes' tour of India to investigate the possibility of the use of gas against tribesmen in North West Frontier Province, including introductory letter to General Officer Commanding of the North West Frontier Province forces in Baluchistan with orders to visit North West Frontier Province. 12pp


FOULKES: 6/105

1919

Views of officers of 4 (Quetta) Division, Waziristan Force and Northern Command on the possible use of gas as an offensive weapon in North West Frontier Province. 15pp


FOULKES: 6/106

1919-1920, 1980

Papers relating to Foulkes' lecture tour in India, Jan 1920 on the use of gas in modern warfare and its possible use in India, including draft notes for his lecture to the Viceroy, 16 Jan 1920 and a precis of the correspondence relating to gas warfare circulated to the Government of India prior to the lectures. 47pp


FOULKES: 6/107

1919-1920

Papers including Foulkes' reports to Chief of General Staff in Simla, made during his tour of North West Frontier Province to investigate the possibility of using gas against tribesmen; use of gas to quell civil disturbances; suggestions for anti-gas protection of the Indian Army. 45pp


FOULKES: 6/108

1919-1920

Correspondence between Foulkes and Lt Gen Sir Charles Deedes and Mr Nicholson, both of the War Office, relating to the preparations for Foulkes' tour of India, proposed introduction of gas operations to India, and developments in chemical warfare in England. 17pp


FOULKES: 6/109

1919-1920

Letters from Maj W A Salt, including news of changes in Army personnel and recent chemical warfare developments in India, following Foulkes' return to England. 15pp


FOULKES: 6/110

c1919

Report on the climate of Afghanistan and North West Frontier of India, including charts. 15pp


FOULKES: 6/111

1920 Jan 1

'Staffs in India, Etc' (Government of India) listing military personnel. 1 vol


FOULKES: 6/112

1920

'Gas Warfare on the Indian Frontier', guide compiled by Foulkes for the use of the Indian Army. 24pp


FOULKES: 6/113

1920, 1944-1949, 1976-1979

Notes on photographs taken in India, particularly North West Frontier Province, including lists of negatives and subjects, and itinerary with details of photographs taken. 124pp, 9 photographs


FOULKES: 6/114

1921, 1930

Newspaper cuttings relating to India, including The Times Indian Report Supplement, 10 and 24 Jun 1930 on the Simon Commission. 8pp


FOULKES: 6/115-129 Papers relating to reunion dinners of the Special Brigade and Gas Services, 1922-1975


FOULKES: 6/115

1922 Mar

Annotated text of speech given at the Special Brigade dinner on 31 Mar, including reference to humourous incidents in World War One. 4pp


FOULKES: 6/116

1926 Mar

Text of speech given as Chair at the 6th Annual Dinner of the Special Brigade and Gas Services on 20 Mar, referring to the need for redecoration in the officer's mess at Porton Chemical Warfare Establishment. 1p


FOULKES: 6/117

1930 Mar

Text for speech given at the 10th Special Brigade dinner on 22 Mar, referring to Brig Gen Sir Harold Hartley. 1p


FOULKES: 6/118

1932 Feb

Text of speech given at the Gas Services dinner on 13 Feb, celebrating the first occasion that all ranks of the Special Brigade and Gas Services assembled together in London following World War One. 1p


FOULKES: 6/119

1933 Feb

Text of speech given at the Gas Services dinner on 4 Feb, referring to the writing of "Gas!" The Story of the Special Brigade (published in 1934 by W Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London) 1p


FOULKES: 6/120

1933 Oct

Text of speech given at 11th Special Brigade reunion dinner in Birmingham on 21 Oct, referring to "Gas!" With list of acceptances and invitation, listing names of those who attended previous dinners. 4p


FOULKES: 6/121

1934 Mar

Text of speech given at Special Brigade dinner in London on 3 Mar, referring to "Gas!" 1p


FOULKES: 6/122

1934 Oct

Invitation to the 12th Special Brigade reunion dinner in Birmingham, on 13 Oct. 1p


FOULKES: 6/123

1935 Oct

Invitation to the 13th Special Brigade reunion dinner in Birmingham, on 19 Oct. 1p


FOULKES: 6/124

1935 Mar

Text of speech given at Special Brigade dinner in London on 2 Mar, referring to reviews of "Gas!" 1p


FOULKES: 6/125

1936 Oct

Invitation to the 14th Special Brigade reunion dinner in Birmingham, on 17 Oct. 1p


FOULKES: 6/126

1937 Oct

Menu for the 15th Special Brigade reunion dinner in Birmingham, on 16 Oct. 1p


FOULKES: 6/127

1939 Jun 6

Letter from Mr March [?], inviting Foulkes to the reunion dinner of 'Corry's Batch', as part of the Royal Engineers Corps Dinner on 22 Jun 1939 at the Dorchester Hotel, London. 1p


FOULKES: 6/128

1965-1966

Papers relating to the Special Brigade, Royal Engineers Reunion Dinner on 25 Sep 1965, being the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Loos, including draft of speech given by Foulkes. 1 booklet, 3 photographs, 82pp


FOULKES: 6/129

1975

Papers relating to Special Brigade, Royal Engineers Reunion Luncheon on 25 Sep 1975, the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Loos, including draft of speech given by Gen Sir Charles Richardson, formerly Commander, Royal Engineers. 116pp

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