Unit History: Department of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary (War Office)
This article is about the former British War Office. For use of this term in the United States, see United States Department of War.
Old War Office Building, seen from Whitehall, London - the former location of the War OfficeThe War Office was a former department of the British Government, responsible for the administration of the British Army between the 17th century and 1963, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence. The name "War Office" is also often given to the former home of the department, the Old War Office Building on Horse Guards Avenue, London.
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