Held AtGloucestershire Archives
Finding RefD14380
TitleWar Invasion Committee for Corse, Staunton and Hartpury, Post Y3
DescriptionAir raid precaution records formerly belonging to A G Compton, Chief Air Raid Warden for Corse, Staunton and Hartpury including war book of Group Y Invasion Committee, 1944-1945; minutes of the Corse War Savings Committee, discussing the 'Wings for Victory Campaign', 1945; memorandum as to arrangements made for the provision and operation of rest centres, issued by the Gloucestershire County Council Public Assistance Department, June 1941; handwritten ledger of methods of dealing with war gases, 1943; chart of war gases issued by the Ministry of Home Security, 1942; log book of events involving the A R P Warden Post Y3, 1941-1945; circulars issued by Central War Department, the County Emergency Committee and Newent Rural District Council detailing intelligence on new enemy threats, identified targets and revised responses, 1941-1944; memorandum with measurements of three air raid precaution wardens at Post Y3 for uniforms c. 1941; memorandum issued by Newent Rural District Council on the disbandment of civil defence services, May 1945
Custodial HistoryGiven to Gloucestershire Archives by Professor C M Pearce, 4 April 2017
Access ConditionsThese records are open for research
Number of Docs5 vols, 1 bdl, 3 items
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