Dissolution of the “Joint Committee”

On February 12th the ” Joint Committee” that had been overseeing tank development was dissolved and a new committee, closely following the lines laid down at the Conference held in the offices of the ” Committee of Imperial Defense” in December 1915, was formed under the Ministry of Munitions, and known as the “Tank Supply Committee.”

Chairman:

  • Lieutenant A G Stern, RNAS, Director of Naval Constructions Committee.

Members:

  • E H T d’Eyncourt Esq, CB, Director of Naval Construction.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel E D Swinton DSO, RE, Asst Secretary, Committee of Imperial Defence.
  • Major G L Wheeler, RA, Director of Artillery’s Branch, War Office.
  • Lieutenant W G Wilson, RNAS, Director of Naval Constructions Committee.
  • Lieutenant K P Symes, RNAS, Director of Naval Constructions Committee.
  • P Dale-Bussell, Esq, Dir Naval Constructions Committee, Contract Department, Admiralty.

Consultant:

  • Captain T G Tulloch, Ministry of Munitions.

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