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Correspondence and papers, 1943-1946

MS. Eng. c. 2387

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Folder B.19. 23 November - 20 December 1944 (numbered 1-30). N.B. Letters go up to 5 January 1945.

Folder B.20. 2-16 January 1945 (numbered 31-60). N.B. Letters go up to 29 January.

Folder B.21. 29 January - 27 February 1945 (numbered 61-90).

Kendrew handed over OR Section to his successor, G.A. Roberts, on 27 February, leaving on 4 March to return to UK via Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, USA, and Canada.

Folder B.22. Arrangements for tour of Australia, South West Pacific Area and USA, January-April 1945. Mainly official signals, passes etc.

Folder B.23. Miscellaneous correspondence December 1944 - 4 March 1946. These are the unnumbered contents of a "D/O" file and include continuing correspondence on Kendrew's Pacific and American tour before returning to UK, exchanges with staff members, continuing work on OR and on postwar career plans, testimonials for former serving officers.

Folder B.24. Shorter correspondence on pay, allowances, taxation during overseas service in SEAC, December 1943 - October 1945.


  • 1943-1946


6 folders

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MS. Eng. c. 2387

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/B.19-23

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