Reference numberNLB/52/735
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p420
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Colonel C. B. Wilkieson; Chattenden Barracks, North Chatham
Date21 February 1916
DescriptionInforms Colonel C. B. Wilkieson that the Royal Society has been collecting the names of men now serving with the Colours who have scientific qualifications that might be useful at the present time. Explains that the list is classified in terms of subject and in terms of unit. Encloses a copy of this list for Colonel Wilkieson's own use. Asks that Colonel Wilkieson inform him of any other Commanders to whom the list could be usefully sent.
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