Reference numberHINCH 11/93
TitleFile of papers marked National Defence Company (Huntingdonshire); Mainly letters to and from the 9th Earl of Sandwich, as Lord Lieutenant of the county and president of the county branch of the British Legion, concerning recruitment for the National Defence Company and the setting-up of the Local Defence Volunteer Force.
DescriptionIncluded are a signed letter and a telegram from the Secretary of State for War, Anthony Eden. There is also a leaflet on the conditions of service for National Defence Companies and one concerning the role and status of Local Defence Volunteers. There are also some notices and letters concerning air-raid precautions.
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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