Department of Munitions

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Munitions, Department of

Munitions and Supply, Department of

Department of Munitions and Supply

QUINAN, Kenneth Bingham (1878 - 1948), consulting chemical engineer, special work in connection with explosives, Supply Department, Ministry of Munitions

MOSSES, William (1858 - 1943), JP; General Secretary, United Patternmakers Association, 1884–1917; General Secretary, Federation of Engineering and Shipbuilding Trades, since 1890; late Director of Labour Enlistment Complaints Section of the Ministry of Munitions; retired from the Industrial Relations Department of the Ministry of Labour, 1925

Grosvenor, Hugh Richard Arthur (1879 - 1953), Commandeur de la Légion d’Honneur, 1934; Baron Grosvenor, 1761; Earl Grosvenor and Viscount Belgrave, 1764; Marquess of Westminster, 1831; late Personal Assistant to Controller of Mechanical Department, Ministry of Munitions; late 2nd Lieut Royal Horse Guards; Major, Cheshire Yoemanry

MORGAN, Benjamin Howell (died 1937), Consulting Engineer; Vice-Chairman, Empire Economic Union; Member London Committee of Hong Kong University; Chief Technical Adviser Ministry of National Service, 1918; Technical Adviser, Labour Supply Depart, Ministry of Munitions, 1916–17; Member War Cabinet Sub-Committee on Labour, 1918; Member Women’s Employment Committee, 1917–18; Member Inter-departmental Hours of Labour Com., 1916–18; Member Imperial Conference Advisory Committee on Crown Colonies, 1923; Chairman, British Empire Producers Organisation, 1920–29

HOLLAND, Thomas Henry (1868 - 1947), Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Edinburgh, 1929–44; Member of Governor-General’s Council, India, 1920–21; President, IME, 1915–16; Indian Industrial Commission, 1916; Board of Munitions, India, 1917; InstMM 1925–27; Institution of Petroleum Technologists, 1925–27; Chairman of Council, RS Arts, 1925–27; President, British Association 1929; Geological Society, 1933–34; Chairman of Empire Council Mining and Metallurgical Institutions, 1927–30; of Departmental Committee on Qualifications of Colliery Officials, 1930; Vice-President, Royal Society, 1924–45; President, Mineralogical Society of London, 1933–36; Geographical Association, 1938; Albert Medal, RS Arts, 1939

BARCROFT, Joseph (1872 - 1947), Director of Unit of Animal Physiology (Agricultural Research Council), since 1941; Fellow and formerly Lecturer, King’s College, Cambridge; Member, Chemical Warfare Committee of the War Office, 1917, and formerly of the Ministry of Munitions; Member, Chemical Board, Ministry of Supply, 1939; Member, Army Medical Directorate Consultative Committee, 1928–43, RAF Medical Advisory Board and Agricultural Research Council, 1938–43; Chairman, Food Investigation Board; Member, Advisory Council of Department, Scientific and Industrial Research, 1939–44; Foreign Member, Société Royale des Sciences Medicales et Naturelles de Bruxelles; Konigle Danske Videnskabernes Selskub; K. Akademie Halle; Société de Chemie Biologique, Paris; Chinese Physiological Society; American Physiological Society; Corr. Member, Société de Biologie, Paris, Czeckoslovak Society of Physicians, Bratislav, Czeck Society of Physicians, Prague; and Des Moines Academy of Medicine; Hon. Member, National Academy of Buenos Aires, Biological Society of Argentina, Kungl Fysiografiska Sällekapets i Lund, National Academy of Medicine of Mexico and American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Foreign Associate Member, National Academy of Sciences; Foreign Associate Member, National Academy of Sciences, USA


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Was created on 11 June 1940 to help meet the wartime demand for military supplies which had become too great for the Department of Supply and Development to handle alone. ...

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