Army Council

Army Council: A committee of experts under the presidency of the Secretary of State for War, which has the final disposition of the defences of the Empire. The Council consists of:

  • Lord Kitchener
  • General Sir C.W.H. Douglas
  • Lieutenasnt-General Sir H.C. Sclater
  • Major-General Sir J.S. Cowans
  • Colonel Sir S.B. Von Donop
  • Right Honourable H.J. Tennant

Each service member is a specialist in some branch of military science, and has had practical experience in the field. [1]

References / notes

  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.144.

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