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Prakash A Raj, in his preface write-up, has stated that Hemraj Sharma had the opportunity to work in the War Office, therefore, he was able to compile every details about Nepal's preparation for the War.
In 1883 an order for 20,000 Turkish rifles was made but a contract with the War Office was not agreed initially.
His success in raising morale led to his promotion to captain and a War Office appointment to draw for other Allied forces.
Like many other women, she believed her skills could be of assistance to the war effort and offered her ideas for mobile hospital units - staffed entirely by women - to the War Office, only to be told: "My good lady, go home and sit still."
The Cabinet War Office was most famously based at Whitehall in central London at what is now the Churchill War Rooms, but for a time its functions were moved to the Hughenden Valley in Buckinghamshire, where Sir Harold Hartley's former home stands.
Cpl Scott's father, Robert, of Nelson Place, Stirling, later received a letter from the War Office inviting him to Buckingham Palace to receive his son's medal from the King.
He is a spy for the War Office, on his first mission.
Or it's John Lennon link, including a plaque celebrating The Dissenters - the late Beatle's "other Have say Go to co.uk band (which never played a note)." But, for many, it might instead be the fact one of its rooms is called The War Office, where, legend has it, "the Boer War was discussed by locals between 1899 and 1902."
Two of the company's horses were also 'taken over by the War Office' at a cost of PS55, becoming war horses.
Soon after the attack, British commanders-in-chief all over the world received a secret telegram from England's war office, explaining that every precaution should be taken in case the French declare war against Britain.
It explains, by reference to Cabinet and War Office documents, combined with private accounts, how events developed after the first British invasion into Mesopotamia in 1914, the catastrophe of Kut, the collapse of Ottoman power and the early struggles to establish order.
So, when the Nazis overran the Low Countries, the ticker tape informed those present In the British War Office that "Hotler" had proclaimed the fall of Belgium and Holland and intended crushing Britain.