Sir James Grigg, Secretary of State for War 1942-45
Sir James Grigg was a professional civil servant who was appointed Secretary of State for War in 1942 and held that post until the end of Churchill's caretaker government in 1945. He was appointed after a string of serious military setbacks, in particular the loss of Singapore, and must had had a rather difficult time working under Churchill, who combined the posts of PM and Minister of Defence.
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Rickard, J (6 August 2015), Sir James Grigg, Secretary of State for War 1942-45 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_james_grigg.html