Private Papers of Major General A R Chater CB CVO DSO OBE
Photocopied ts account (40pp) of his service in the RMLI, 1913 - 1930, enlisting in 1913 and serving at Antwerp (1914), with the Chatham Battalion RMLI (Royal Naval Division) at Gallipoli (1915), in the aircraft carrier HMS COURAGEOUS at Zeebrugge, and in the Sudan from 1921; together with two photographs and a photocopied ms letter (30 October 1998, 2pp) from Brigadier M B Page containing explanatory notes.
Military conflict took place during every year of the 20th Century. There were only short periods of time that the world was free of war. The total number of deaths caused by war during the 20th Century has been estimated at 187 million and is probably higher.