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Allowances for Servicemen


Papers from various companies concerning allowances to families and dependants of staff on war duty, including financial payments and free travel passes to servicemen stationed in or near London. There is also correspondence on general staff matters, an appeal to collect razors for soldiers, and a list of employees with the Metropolitan District Railway Company who are serving in the Armed Forces. Includes Frank Pick correspondence.
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Use of Board's Railways in Great War 1914-1918

Correspondence and report regarding First World War.
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London County Council Record of War Service


London County Council, on 9 November 1920, decided, as a mark of its appreciation, to present each member of the staff who served in the Great War, or to the next-of-kin of those who died on service, a short history of the war so far as the staff were concerned, with brief particulars of their service. Contents detail the Western Front 1914 (Mons, the Marne and the Aisne, Antwerp, La Bassee and Armetieres, Ypres), the Western Front 1915 (Neuve Chapelle, Hill 60, Ypres, Aubers Ridge, Festubert, Loos and Hulluch), the Western Front 1916 (The Bluff and St Eloi, Vimy Ridge, the Somme, and the Ancre), the Western Front 1917 (The Ancre and the German retrest, Arras and Vimy Ridge, Messines, Lombartzyde, Ypres, Lens, Camrbrai), the Western Front 1918 (The Somme, the Lys, the Aisne, the Marne, Amiens, Arras, Havrincourt and Epehy, Cambrai and the Hindenburg Line, Flanders, Le Cateau, the Selle and the Sambre, Armistice), the Royal Navy, The Royal Air Force, Gallipoli, Egypt and Palestine, Mesopotamia, Salonica, British Troops in Italy, British Troops in Russia, British Troops in Africa, deaths from diseases. Also includes an index of names on the Council's staff mentioned in the text, and an appendix giving brief details of the war service of the Council's staff (arranged by LCC section, listing name, length of time overseas, and location where fought).
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TOT (Train Omnibus Tram) Fortnightly News: News of TOT

Copies of the magazine, including reports on the war effort and progress on the fund for war relief. Also included are lists of staff serving in the armed forces who had been killed or wounded, stories from soldiers about their experiences on the front line and photographs of servicemen.
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Memorandum of Agreement in Regard to Rates of Pay and Conditions of Service of Railway Women and Girl Clerks


A printed copy of the agreement including details of scales of pay, war bonuses, new entrants, hours of duty, overtime, Sunday duty, the payment of income tax, weekly half-holidays, annual holidays and the procedure for dealing with applications for revision of classification.
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Active Service Log Book for Mechanical Support Vehicles

Service log for a Daimler double deck bus in special service during the 1914 - 1918 war. Also includes a newspaper cutting titled '30 Years Today - London Busmen Saved Trapped Antwerp Force' referring to an emergency evacuation of troops assisted by 330 London bus drivers.
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War 1914-1919, for R M Robbins Esquire


Research papers, notes and photocopies of articles and documents, including TOT Fortnightly News (Train Omnibus Tram), compiled by R M Robbins concerning World War I. Subjects include air raids and transportation on the Western Front. Also includes a programme for the TOT victory and welcome home celebration at the Albert Hall, 30 June 1919 and a photocopy list of staff employed in the Tramways Department of London County Council, April 1914-March 1915.
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