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war reserves


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Federal Reserve Support of the Treasury Market during World War I

Roberts, Frederick Sleigh (1832 - 1914), Field-Marshal; Colonel-in-Chief Overseas and Indian Forces in Europe during European War, 1914; Colonel of National (formerly the Veteran) Reserve

WAECHTER, Harry (1871 - 1929), DL County of London; High Steward of Guildford; Member late War Office Advisory Committee of the National Reserve; Chairman City and County of London Joint Committee National Reserve and Cadets, 1914; Member of General Purposes Committee, County of London TF Association, 1912–19

ELLISON, William Augustine (1855 - 1917), Surgeon to HM’s Household at Windsor Castle; Consulting Physician, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor; Lt-Colonel and Hon. Colonel; retired 1st Volunteer Battalion, 4th Royal Berks Regiment; Major and Hon. Lt-Colonel TF Reserve; Lt-Colonel Commanding 4th (Reserve) Battalion Royal Berks Regiment, 1915–16 (mentioned for war services)

GASTRELL, William Houghton- (1852 - 1935), late Colonel commanding RASC, Woolwich District; European War (despatches twice); formerly Major second in command Imperial Yeomanry (Duke of Cambridge’s Hussars); raised and commanded Lambeth Battalion National Reserve, 1912; JP London

STANLEY, Edward Montagu Cavendish Stanley (1894 - 1938), DL; JP; President Junior Imperial League since 1933 (Chairman 1927–33); Captain Grenadier Guards, Reserve of Officers; Secretary of State for the Dominions since 1938; MP (C) Fylde Division of Lancashire since 1922; Member, Imperial War Graves Commission; Honorary Colonel of the 9th Battalion Manchester Regiment

McKIE, William Neil (1901 - 1984), Hon. Secretary, Royal College of Organists, 1963–67; Hon. Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford, 1954; Organist and Master of the Choristers, Westminster Abbey, 1941–63 (on leave of absence, 1941–45, during war service, RAF, Volunteer Reserve)

WEBSTER, William Henry Albert (1884 - 1968), Representative of Port of London Authority in S. Africa since 1945; Chief Police Officer, Port of London Authority, 1926, also, on outbreak of War, 1939, commissioned in TA Reserve of Officers and appointed Security Control Officer for Port of London; in 1942 attached to British Military Mission S. Africa as Security Liaison Officer (Col); retd 1945; of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law

GRANT, James Dundas- (1854 - 1944), retired; Hon. Consultant in Aural Diseases to Ministry of Pensions; Consulting Surgeon (Throat and Ear), to Brompton Hospital for Consumption), Central London Nose, Throat, and Ear Hospital, The Cancer Hospital, West End Hospital for Diseases of the Nervous System, The Royal Freemasons Hospital, and The Sussex (Brighton) Throat and Ear Hospital; late Teacher of Laryngology and Otology, University of London; Vice-President, Royal Institution; Hon. Surgeon Royal Academy of Music; Hon. Admiral Surgeon to Royal Society of Musicians, Scottish Hospital and Caledonian Asylum; Surg.-Maj. (retired) 24th Middlesex (Post Office) Rifle Volunteers; Principal Medical Officer 6th Brigade, London Division National Reserve; Hon. member of American and Foreign Special Societies; late Aurist and Laryngologist, King George Military Hospital, Lord Knutsford’s Hospitals for Officers, New Zealand Military Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, Endsleigh Palace, and Russian Hospitals for Officers, etc., during European War, 1914–18

EDINGTON, George Henry (1870 - 1943), Hon. Consulting Surgeon, late Visiting Surgeon, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, and Lecturer Clinical Surgery, University of Glasgow; Examiner in Surgery, University of Glasgow; Member of the King’s Bodyguard for Scotland (The Royal Company of Archers); Member, Glasgow University Court since 1939; Member of Council of Scottish National Blood Transfusion Association, 1940; Member, Scottish Civil Nursing Reserve Advisory Council, 1940–43; President Royal Philosophical Society, Glasgow, 1940–43; President Glasgow Medico-Chirurgical Society, 1936–38; President Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, 1927–29 and Representative to General Medical Council, 1928–40; Medical Referee, Sheriffdom of Lanark; member of Council and of Executive British Red Cross Society, Scottish Branch, and was Chairman of Executive, 1930–42; Chairman, War Pensions Committee, Glasgow, since 1933; late Hon. Colonel RAMC Units Lowland Division

 

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Stocks of materiel amassed in peacetime to meet the increase in military requirements consequent upon an outbreak of war. War reserves are intended to provide the interim support essential to sustain operations until resupply can be effected.

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