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FOULKES, Maj Gen Charles Howard (1875-1969)

Appointment as Colonel Commandant, Royal Engineers in 1937 and Representative Colonel Commandant in 1944

References on this page: FOULKES: 8/1-8


FOULKES: 8/1

1937 Apr, 1937 Jun

Letter from Lt Col E V Binney, Secretary of the Institution of Royal Engineers, requesting information on Foulkes service, as a newly appointed Colonel Commandant, for publication in the Royal Engineers Journal. With copy of the published article. 3pp


FOULKES: 8/2

1937

Papers relating to Foulkes' appointment as Colonel Commandant, Royal Engineers, including letter from Lt Gen Sir Charles Deedes at the War Office, informing him of the appointment, and congratulatory letters including those from Brig Gen E M P Stewart, Lt Gen Sir James Charles and Maj Gen Sir Sydney Crookshank. 12pp


FOULKES: 8/3

1939 Jan

Letter from Maj Gen L V Bond, inviting Foulkes as Colonel Commmandant to a dinner with the Presidents of the Institution of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers. With career details of guests and seating plan. 4pp


FOULKES: 8/4

1939 Oct-1940 Jan

Papers relating to the appointment of Chief Royal Engineer as successor to Sir Bindon Blood, including views of each Colonel Commandant on the election procedure; list of officers eligible; and copy of Foulkes' voting list. [Lt Gen Sir James Charles appointed]. 15pp


FOULKES: 8/5

1943 Sep

Papers relating to the appointment of Foulkes as Representative Colonel Commandant in 1944, including letter from Lt Gen Sir James Charles informally offering the post and official letter of appointment from W O Robertson at the War Office. 4pp


FOULKES: 8/6

1944 May

Text of speech given on 27 May as Representative Colonel Commandant at the passing out parade of the 140th Officer Training Corps Unit, Royal Engineers at Bowbridge Camp, Newark referring to the quality of courage and the respected reputation of the Royal Engineers. 1p


FOULKES: 8/7

1944

Letters to Howard Foulkes including detail of duties as Representative Colonel Commandant. 5pp


FOULKES: 8/8

1945 Feb 3

Letter from E Lambert at the War Office, informing Foulkes that his appointment as Colonel Commandant, Royal Engineers is terminated, having reached the age of 70. 1p

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