Series S-0803 - Force Commander - Military Personnel Branch - Registry

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Force Commander - Military Personnel Branch - Registry


  • 1960 - 1964 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 9.5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 19

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Series consists of battle casualty reports, letters, staff lists, strength reports, nominal rolls, accident reports, personnel reports, minutes of meetings, cables, file lists, purchase orders, handwritten notes, code cables, court depositions and findings, sketches, base orders, handdrawn maps, death certificates, disciplinary reports, repatriation reports, and a program from the ceremony to commemorate the one year anniversary of the death of Dag Hammersjkold. Subjects include but are not limited to the following - ceremonial policies; looting; disposal of records; instructions for funeral ceremonies; Hammersjkold's funeral; ONUC cemetery; supply problems; hearings on thefts at camps; hearings on shootings of Congolese civilians; repatriation of remains; disciplinary cases involving ONUC personnel; dress policies; extensions of tours of duty; establishment of ONUC headquarters; policies and designs for military medals; thefts by ANC members; Air Transport Unit; military police; exit strategy; and administrative necessities such as pay and food allowances. Correspondents include Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; Lieutenant Colonel N. N. Madan, Chief Logistics Officer; General Sean MacEoin, Force Commander; Lieutenant Colonel Othman Bin Abrahim, Chief of Military Personnel; Brian Urquhart; General Chr. R. Kaldager, Force Commander; Major General J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi, Force Commander; Colonel H. Hajeebhoy, Chief of Military Personnel; and Colonel B.L. Kapoor, Senior Medical Staff Officer. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.

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DAG 13/

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