War Cabinet

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REED, Philip Howard (born 1950), Director, Churchill War Rooms (formerly Cabinet War Rooms, then Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms), since 1993, and HMS Belfast, since 2010, and Executive Director, American Air Museum in Britain, since 2014, Imperial War Museum

WILSON, Henry Hughes (1864 - 1922), Rifle Brigade; Chief of Imperial General Staff and Member of War Cabinet since 1918

COATES, Joseph Gordon (1878 - 1943), MP for Kaipara, NZ; Minister without portfolio and member of War Cabinet, 1940; Minister of Armed Forces and War Co-ordination, 1942

DAVIES, Joseph (1866 - 1954), Member Roy Commission on Daylight Saving; Member War Cabinet Delegation to USA 1917; sometime Director Cambrian Railways, Chm. Totton and Fawley Light Railway Co., Chairman Agwi Petroleum Corporation, Director Anglo-Scottish Amalgamated Trust

TOPLEY, William Whiteman Carlton (1886 - 1944), Hon. Physician to the King since 1941; Hon. Fellow, St John’s College, Cambridge; Secretary of Agricultural Research Council since 1941; Member of War Cabinet Scientific Advisory Committee, and of Colonial Research Advisory Committee

Curzon, George Nathaniel (1859 - 1925), Irish Representative Peer since 1908; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1919–24; Leader of the House of Lords, 1916–24; Member of Imperial War Cabinet, 1916; Trustee of the British Museum, 1920

D’ALVIELLA, Goblet (1846 - 1925), Belgian Minister of State; Member and late Vice-President, Belgian Senate; Member of the Belgian Cabinet during the War; Professor, University of Brussels; Grand Officer Ordre de Léopold; Grand-Cordon Order of Medjidie; Order of the Crown of Italy; Grand Cross of the Belgian Order of the Crown; Grand Cordon of the French Legion of Honour; war medal of King Albert

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

CATHCART, Edward Provan (1877 - 1954), Hon. Lt-Col RAMC; Regius Prof. of Physiology, Glasgow Univ., 1928–47, now Emeritus; Hon. Fellow, Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow; late Mem. War Cabinet Scientific Committee on Food Policy; late Member Adv. Council on Education in Scotland; late Member Medical Advisory Committee (Scotland); late Member Agricultural Research Council (Privy Council); late Member Medical Research Council (Privy Council); late Member Army Hygiene Advisory Committee; late Member General Medical Council; late Chairman Industrial Health Research Board; late Member Advisory Committee on Agricultural Science, Development Commission; late Chairman Scottish Health Services Committee; Member Advisory Committee on Nutrition, Ministry of Health; late Member Committee on Nutrition in the Colonial Empire (Economic Advisory Council); late Member National Advisory Council on Physical Training (Scotland)


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A five-member council formed by the coalition government of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George in 1916. The War Cabinet was meant to reform British policy regarding World War I. ...

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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