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Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to the Military

National, Special and University

University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Library

  • Admiral George Ramsay, 12th Earl of Dalhousie: journals as C-in-C of the South America station 1866-69 (Add 9278)
  • General George Robert Ainslie: album of biographical accounts, military notebooks, and corresp on his life and career 1755-1802 (Add 9318)
  • General Sir John Moore: letter-book and essay Military Report on the reports of an Invasion of Great Britain 1803-05 (Add 9340)
  • Captain John Challenor, 3rd The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment: letters from South Africa 1900-01 (Add 9351)

University of Cambridge, Churchill Archives Centre

  • Major-General Richard Lewis Clutterbuck: papers on international terrorism 1971-95 (CLBK)
  • Major-General George Charles Humphreys: memoir of time as brigadier in charge of the administration of Burma Command 1946-48 (MISC 53)
  • Field Marshal William Joseph Slim, 1st Viscount Slim (1891-1970) (addnl): papers (SLIM)
  • Air Vice-Marshal Sir Victor Hubert Tait, director of radar and director general of signals, Air Ministry: personal and service papers 1920-47 (TAIT)

University of Dublin, Trinity College Library

  • Lt-Colonel Charles Howard Bury: papers incl diaries and accounts of his experiences as a POW in Germany 1916-17 (MSS 10821-24)
  • Alfred Fannin: letters to his brother Edward Fannin, serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps in Malta 1916 (MS 10841)
  • William Raws, rifleman: diary 1914-16 (MS 10853)

Imperial War Museum

  • Brigadier Euston Edward Francis Baker: papers rel to his service as an infantry officer 1915-19
  • Dan Billany: papers and MSS of his books The Trap and The Cage, both rel to experiences as a POW in Italy 1942-43
  • Captain George Henry Borrow: papers rel to his service with the Chindits and as Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Orde Wingate 1939-48
  • Major Leslie Stuart Callf: papers rel to his service with the commandos in Italy 1943-45
  • Lieutenant David James Carnegie: papers rel to his service as a Kenyan settler with the local forces in East Africa and Madagascar 1939-43
  • George W Fountaine: diaries as a civilian internee in Bulgaria 1916-18
  • Field Marshal Lord Harding of Petherton (addnl): papers rel to his appointment as governor and C-in-C of Cyprus 1955-57
  • Lt-Colonel Sir Henry Arthur Hallam Farnaby Lennard: letters rel to his service as a regimental and staff officer 1915-18
  • Harry Miller, journalist with The Straits Times, Singapore: papers incl records of his internment by the Japanese and activities during the Malaya Emergency 1939-59
  • Major-General Le Duc du Monceau de Bergendal: letters rel to his service with Belgian squadrons of the RAF in Britain 1941-42
  • Mrs Joan Morton: papers rel to her service with the Womens Auxiliary Service in India and Burma 1941-48
  • Colonel Lanceray Arthur Newnham: diary and other papers as a POW in Hong Kong and diaries of his wife as a civilian internee in Hong Kong 1941-45
  • Group Captain James Ernest Pelly-Fry: papers rel to his career with the Royal Air Force 1933-58
  • Mr and Mrs Oliver Pond: papers of an Austrian couple of Jewish origin who were refugees from Germany 1939-45
  • Wing Commander Paul Henry Mills Richey: papers rel to his service as a fighter pilot during World War II 1937-89
  • Harvey Theodore Blackburne Ryves: papers of a civilian internee in Singapore 1942-44
  • Lt-General Sir Frederick Charles Shaw (addnl): papers 1914-20
  • Mrs Ann Shepperd: diary of a housewife in South London during the Blitz 1940
  • Group Captain John Mackenzie: Southwell papers, incl his pilots flying log books 1933-48
  • Major-General Arthur Cecil Temperley: account of his service as a staff officer with the New Zealand forces at Gallipoli 1915
  • Mrs JD Van Den Bergh Schmitz: letters from an elderly Dutch citizen living in Amsterdam during the German occupation 1942-45

University of Leeds, Liddle Collection

  • George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 2nd Earl Haig (b1918): unpublished memoirs (6/2/95)
  • General Sir Frederick Philipse Robinson: letters (photocopies and typescript copies) rel to Napoleonic Wars 1812-16 (5/6/95)
  • Brigadier Hugo P Ironside: papers rel to Colditz captivity (21/6/95)
  • Lord Ridley: typescript account of April 1945 experiences (27/6/95)
  • Brigadier EG Davies-Scourfield: typescript account of his life and tape-recorded recollections (16/11/95)
  • Major-General CRG Purdon: tape-recorded recollections (16/11/95)
  • Lieutenant AD Looker: letters 1917-18 (25/1/95)
  • EW Haden, signaller Royal Field Artillery: letters 1917-19 (25/1/95)
  • RE Atkinson, private, Essex Regiment: Gallipoli diary 1915 (1/3/95)
  • HVL Tubbs: Egypt and Palestine photo album (8/3/95)
  • CE Winterbourn, gunner: letters from him in Egypt and Palestine 1916-19 (9/3/95)
  • AE Milne: memoirs of Gallipoli and Western Front (5/Royal Scots and Machine Gun Corps) (14/3/95)
  • Lieutenant WAD Goodwin, York and Lancaster Regiment: letters 1914-15 (16/3/95)
  • AW Blenkinsop, gunner 5th battalion 2nd brigade 1st artillery division Australian Imperial Forces: diary 1916-18 (25/5/95)
  • George Adams, private in 1st battalion Middlesex Regiment : letters from him as 16-year old on Western Front 1915 (13/6/95)
  • Lieutenant AJ Williams, 4/Welsh Regtiment: letters and other memorabilia (7/7/95)
  • Lowell S Blaisdell, private 132 US Infantry Regiment American Expeditionary Forces: diary (transcript) 1918 (17/7/95)
  • Eric Cooper, POW in the Far East: papers 1942-45 (14/9/95)
  • Percy Boothroyd, corporal Royal Signals: diaries in North Africa and as a POW 1940-45 (16/10/95)
  • Erich Sommer, Luftwaffe pilot: typescript recollections 1939-45 (19/10/95)
  • G Calvert, private, 1st battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers: letter rel to Y Beach landing Gallipoli 25/4/15 (22/10/95)
  • CJ Woosnam, corporal, Royal Army Medical Corps: diaries 1915-19
  • Captain H Ackroyd VC, Royal Army Medical Corps: letters (photocopies) (6/11/95)
  • Major Alan Garthwaite DSO MC, 6/Wilts Regtiment: letters 1914-19 (27/11/95)

University of London, Liddell Hart Centre For Military Archives

  • Major-General Frederick George Beaumont-Nesbitt: memoirs rel to his early life and collection of photographs, incl Hore-Belishas tour of the Maginot Line 1893-1937
  • Squadron Leader Francis Butcher: flying logbooks rel to training, as pupil and subsequently as an instructor and photograph album rel to the construction of the Mosul Bridge, Iraq, by 18th Indian Division Royal Engineers 1920-45
  • Lt-Colonel HR Carmichael: account of his capture and escape, Arakan, Burma 1943
  • Lt-Colonel OAJ Cary-Elwes: papers rel to his service with the SAS in France during World War II 1947-65
  • Sir Frank Cooper (addnl): radio interview transcripts rel to Defence expenditure and photographs of Royal Marines in the Falkland Islands after the Argentinian surrender 1981-82
  • Colonel RD Cribb: maps of North Africa, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Palestine, France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Netherlands and UK during World War II
  • Brian Lapping Associates: research material for the documentary series Death of Yugoslavia made by and transmitted on BBC2 1995 (Death of Yugoslavia)
  • Lt-Colonel Count JA Dobrski (addnl): corresp rel to Special Operations Executive operations in Greece and letter from Capt Apollonio, Italian Artillery, confirming his surrender to SOE agents Bug and Moth 1944-45
  • Captain JAD Freeman: typescript of an article rel to the re-occupation of the Dutch East Indies 1945-46
  • Major-General John Frederick Charles Fuller (addnl): letters to NP MacDonald rel to an article on patriotism requested by MacDonald 1934-35
  • Lt-Colonel KPP Goldschmidt: obituary and press cuttings giving details of his service with Leicestershire Regiment 1938-70
  • Lt-Colonel AL Gracie: corresp and typescript account of the last 100 days of World War I 1917-20
  • Squadron Leader NF Harris: published memoir on his wartime service in RAF administration, England and East Africa and subsequent government posts in Kenya 1939-60
  • Squadron Leader Chariton Haw: papers rel to his service with 81 Squadron, RAF in Vianga, North Russia 1941
  • Brigadier CEM Herbert: papers rel to a railway feasibility study in Tanganyika and report as commander of 501 Inter-Service Mission on transportation and proposed military bases in East Africa 1930-45
  • Brigadier WH Hynes: papers 1920-51
  • Major-General Sir John Noble Kennedy: papers rel to his career, incl his governorship of Southern Rhodesia 1916-57
  • Captain LC King-Wilkinson: orders for training exercise for 4/5th East Lancashire Regiment TA 1931
  • Captain Sir Basil Liddell Hart (1895-1970) (addnl): letter from Wing Commander Crab Searle to Robert Graves, describing his experiences of the war in North Africa for Graves and Liddell Hart
  • Lt-Colonel RF Lumley: MS autobiography (photocopy) rel to his life and career 1917-81
  • Group Captain JB Lynch: flying logbooks and photographic material rel to Iraq and South Russia 1918-46
  • Lt-Colonel CE Maturin-Baird: personal papers rel to service during World War II, incl reports and notes rel to evacuation of British Expeditionary Force from France 1940
  • Colonel Cyril Morgan: corresp and flying logbooks rel to his service as an Army glider pilot 1943-68
  • Major-General Ridley Pakenham-Walsh: transcript of message from Leslie Hore-Belisha, secretary of state for war, to General Lord Gort, delivered verbally by Pakenham-Walsh rel to the Prime Ministers concern at weakness of the British section of the defensive Allied Line in North-East France 1939
  • Lt-Colonel TA Robertson: speeches (2) made at memorial service for Robertson, giving details of his World War II service as head of section B1 (a), MI5
  • Captain HBR Rowell (addnl): letter (photocopy) to his father 1916
  • Sir Frederick Sowrey: corresp and papers 1961-85
  • Colonel RP Tong: files rel to training exercises at Staff College Camberley and Operation Dragoon, the planned invasion of southern France 1940-44
  • Sir George Turner (addnl): corresp and papers 1914-61
  • Edward Wickens: typescript memoir of service with the Middlesex Regiment on the Western Front 1916
  • Colonel Jack Williams: notebook and photograph albums1941-45

National Army Museum

  • General John Severne: corresp rel to the 8th Hussars 1759-87 [formerly on loan] (9504-20)
  • Field Marshal Sir Stapleton Cotton, lst Viscount Combermere (addnl): papers 1774-1865 (9506-61)
  • Edwards and Morton families: papers, incl those of Colonel George Rowland Edwards of the 2nd Madras Light Cavalry; and Lt-Colonel Edward Ross Morton of the 31st Punjabis 1885-1913 (9507-68)
  • Colonel John McDonnell, Cape Mounted Rifles: papers and family documents of the McDonnells of Brackney and Kilmore, in Glens of Antrim 1727-1906 (9506-22)
  • Inspector of regimental colours: 28 files rel to Indian Army standards and colours 1862-1946 [formerly on loan] (9501-162)
  • Colonel Guy Hamilton Russell, Indian Army: papers 1906-72 (9507-89)
  • Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, poet: notebooks and papers 1916-32 (9508-11)
  • Junior Commander Margot Marshall, Auxiliary Territorial Service: corresp and papers 1941-45 (9502-99)
  • Major Isabel Constance Catharine Vaughan-Morgan (nee Burrell), Auxiliary Territorial Service and Womens Royal Army Corps (Territorial Army): papers 1945-83 (9512-172)

National Library of Ireland

  • Father Alexander McCabe, rector of the Irish College in Salamanca: corresp and papers rel to Irish College, Spanish Civil War c1930-70

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts

  • John Maclean, Captain in the Jacobite army: diary 1745-46 (Acc 11241)

Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • LW Lauste (addnl): papers rel to his time as a POW 1941-44

University of Southampton Library

  • Spanish newspapers and periodicals with MS annotations rel to the Peninsular War 1807-09 (MS 227/1)

Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, Contemporary Medical Archives Centre

  • Sir Anthony Alfred Bowlby (1855-1929), surgeon: papers rel to Portland Hospital, service during Boer War and St Bartholomews Hospital (GC/181)

Local Repositories in England

Buckinghamshire Record Office

  • JT Darbyshire, private: diary while on service with lst Bucks Battalion in France and Italy 1918, mostly rewritten by the author 1919 (D/X 1235)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Home Guard: papers rel to 9th Westmorland (Lakes) Battalion 1940-44 (WDX/1193)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Territorial Army and Air Force Association and County Cadet Committee: clerks notebook 1944-49 (D4407)

Hampshire: Southampton City Archives Office

  • HEG Rogers: diaries 1940-45 (D/Z 952)

Humberside County Archives Service

  • Ordnance Survey 1/4" map, North East England: war revision to show airfields etc 1943 (DDX 617)
  • Swanland Parish Council, Air Raid Precautions Committee: volume of personnel information compiled by JW Andrew, clerk 1938-c42 (DDX 621)

South Humberside Area Archive Office

  • Royal Lincolnshire Regimental Association, Grimsby and District branch: minute books 1954-92 (1033)

Lancashire Record Office

  • James Browne, soldier in 44th Regiment: papers (photocopies), incl diary and corresp 1798-1801 (P112 acc 7937)

Greater Manchester: Bolton Archive Service

  • F Howcroft of Great Lever: air raid wardens diaries 1939-45 (ZZ/611)
  • Mrs E Taylor of Bolton: World War II and Home Guard photographs and memorabilia c1939-45 (ZZ/615)

Greater Manchester: Manchester Central Library, Local Studies Unit: Archives

  • Lionel Cowan of Wilmslow: conscientious objection tribunal papers 1940-41 (M599)

Northumberland Record Office

  • John Iley of Newcastle upon Tyne, trooper in the Imperial Yeomanry: diary rel to Boer War and other papers 1901-02 (NRO 3207)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters 1939-45 Association: records 20th cent (DD SF)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Suffolk Regiment: records 17th-20th cent (GB 554)

Surrey Record Office

  • Colonel Roger Morris: diaries and postcards 1796-99 (4430)
  • Imperial War Graves Commission: records (transcripts) of servicemen from Epsom and Ewell killed in World War I (6309)

East Sussex Record Office

  • John Baker Holroyd, Lord Sheffield: report (photocopy) to General Gage rel to the defensibility of the Sussex coast 1781 (ACC 6600)
  • The Dome, Royal Pavilion, Brighton: newspaper cuttings, corresp and photograph album containing photographs of the organ, organists and its use as a hospital for Indian soldiers during World War I c1909-51 (ACC 6611)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Pickering UDC: ARP and civil defence papers and papers rel to evacuees and billeting 1938-45 (MIC 3068, 3070) (DC/PIU)
  • Robert L Dundas: military, Peninsular War and some family papers c1797-1924 (MIC 3026, 3053, 3061 ZNK)

South Yorkshire: Sheffield Archives

  • Gregory family: letters from the front during World War I and memoirs of Anne Gregory 1915-c70 (1995/81)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale District Archives

  • Irvine Longbottom, Sowerby Bridge: corresp and papers rel to his imprisonment in a Japanese POW camp 1941-75 (MISC 899)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Angus District Council, Local Studies Library

  • Provost John Molison: papers rel to Brechin Volunteers 1764-1812 (X/417)

Local Repositories in the Channel Islands

  • Corresp between military officers in the Channel islands 1781-1837 (ACC JA/34)
  • Brigadier Alfred Snow, officer in charge of Operation Nestegg: papers recording the detailed plans for the liberation of the Channel Islands 1942-45 (JA/47)
  • Bailiffs liberation files rel to the administration of the Island during the period after liberation from the Germans and records of later commemorations of the liberation 1945-71 (JA/53)
  • Professor Vivienne Myine: papers rel to her life in Jersey and her imprisonment in France by the Germans during the occupation of the Island c1940-49 (JA/63)