King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

Name
WEEKS, Ronald Morce (1890-1960), 1st Baron Weeks of Ryton, Durham, Lieutenant General

Service biography
Joined South Lanarkshire Regt (Territorial Army) 1913; Rifle Bde, World War I 1914-1918; retired 1919; Commander, 5 Bn, South Lancashire Regt 1934-1938; re-employed, World War II 1939-1945; Chief of Staff, Territorial Div 1939; Brigadier, General Staff, Home Forces 1940; Director General of Army Equipment 1941-1942; Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff and member of Army Council 1942-1945; Deputy Military Governor and Chief of Staff, British Zone, Control Commission Germany 1945; retired 1945

Papers
LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: The family informed the Centre in 1980 that there were no papers; the papers of Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart include correspondence with Weeks, Jan 1956 (two items, ref: LH 2W/76/1-2)

Publications
OTHER_PAPERS IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON: The papers of FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein and Hindhead, include correspondence with Weeks as Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff, concerning the deployment of armoured and artillery units #from 1943 #to 1945 (ref: BLM 117/1-23); the Montgomery papers also include correspondence with Weeks, Feb-Mar #year 1944, concerning supplies, tank spares and waterproofing kits (four items, ref: BLM 120/36-39)

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