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Major accessions to repositories in 2002 relating to Military History


Dundee City Archives

  • Haldane-Duncan family, Earls of Camperdown (addnl): family and estate papers, incl personal papers of Admiral Duncan (1731-1804) 16th-19th cent

Durham County Record Office

  • General Arthur Aylmer: corresp, early 19th cent
  • Durham Light Infantry (addnl): records 20th cent

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • Doris Tomlinson, North Frodingham: family corresp rel to military service 1914-18 (copy) (DDX 890)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Hanmer parish: book of First World War remembrance 1914-19 (D/DM/1465)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Bertie Westaway, postman and soldier: papers relating to his enrolment into the territorial forces and his appointment to the Post Office (Acc 2002/115, 127, 191)

Greenwich Heritage Centre

  • 338th S/L (Eltham) Battery Royal Engineers/Royal Artillery: scrapbook kept by a member of the battery (AO2/12-13)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Fron-goch Air Raid Precuations: warden's log book 1940-41 (5455)

Herefordshire Record Office

  • Richard Airey, Baron Airey, General (addnl): Crimean War diary 1855 (BY53)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Eighth Air Force, 398th Bomb Group, Nuthampstead: photographs, newsletters and reminisences 1940-45 (Acc 3820-22)
  • Hertfordshire Yeomanry and Artillery Historical Trust (addnl): corresp, papers and photographs c1890-2000 (Acc 3800)

Highland Council Archive

  • Munro-Ferguson family of Novar (addnl): corresp, accounts, deeds and estate papers incl papers of Sir Hector Munro and his military campaigns in India 17th cent-20th cent (HCA/D727)
  • Inverness-shire Battery Royal Horse Artillery: corresp, accounts, photographs, mainly of the association and its reunions 1917-79 (HCA/D710)

Jersey Archive

  • Joan Coles (addnl): papers rel to internment in Wurzach POW camp during World War 2 1940-99 (JA/698)
  • Royal Jersey Militia 1st or West Regiment: minute and account books 1878-1910 (JA/630)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Tom Stones, private 2nd Lancs Fusiliers: Boer War letters 1891-1901 (DDX 2381)
  • Burma Star Association, Burnley and District branch: minutes and membership lists 1976-2002 (DDX 2376)
  • Burnley Home Guard: papers c1940-45 (DDX 1101)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen, Merseyside branch: corresp and photographs 20th cent (Acc. 5578)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Herbert Francis, private in the Norfolk Regiment: papers 1916-19 (ACC 2002/51)
  • Elijah Sadd, private in the Norfolk Regiment: papers c1900-26 (ACC 2002/180)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Grimsby Air Raid Precautions: log book of sector warden 1939-40 (1185)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Kiplin and Langton Yeomanry: roll of volunteers 1803 (ZBL)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Alexander Morley, Private: diaries of Western Front and Egypt 1914-19

Powys County Archives Office

  • Edward Harry Charles Davies (d 2002), Major Royal Artillery, Deputy Lieutentant of Powys: papers (M/X/138, Acc 1414)

Rochdale Local Studies Centre

  • E N Reynolds, officer cadet: letters of condolence and other papers 1943

Somerset Archive and Record Service

  • Somerset Light Infantry: militia rolls,war diaries, papers rel to specific campaigns and photographs 18th-20th cent (DD\SLI)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ministry of Defence: reports on War Department lands by Samuel Burt Howlett 1861-64 (IV400)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Ministry of Defence: reports on War Department lands by Samuel Burt Howlett 1863 (Acc 1478)

Tameside Archive Service

  • John W Cain, private, Manchester Regiment: personal papers incl corresp, discharge papers and newspaper cuttings c1918 (Acc 3030/2)
  • Stanley Whitehead, lieutenant colonel, Manchester Regiment: corresp and papers c1900-74 (Acc 3017)
  • Crispin Worthington, second lieutenant, Manchester Regiment: MS memoirs (copy) rel to service in Malaya 1951-52 (Acc 3020/3)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • George Biddles, private, Leicestershire Regiment and Royal Army Service Corps: military papers (DE6118)
  • Ernest Richardson, corporal, Leicestershire Regiment: diary 1915 (DE6221)
  • Royal Leicestershire Regiment: records, photographs and ephemera c1831-1952 (DE6262)

Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service

  • South African War Veterans Association, Warrington and District branch: misc records c1949-52 (MS 2839)


Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Sonia Esmee d'Artois, special operations executive: papers rel to his service with the Special Operations Executive 1943-48
  • Richard Michael Power Carver, Baron Carver and Field Marshal: papers 1939-2002
  • Douglas Hugh Everett, professor of physical chemistry: papers rel to his service as a Scientific Officer with the Special Operations Executive 1942-45
  • Abram Van Heyningen Hartendorp, journalist: diaries written when he was a civilian internee in the Philippines 1942-45
  • Hedley George Hazelden, squadron leader: papers rel to his service with the Royal Air Force and his post war career with Handley Page 1939-70
  • Margaret Elinor Hopkins, doctor: diaries and other papers rel to her time as a civilian internee in Singapore 1942-45
  • Morris Janis, captain: diary and other papers rel to his time as a prisoner of war on Japan 1944-45
  • George Bromley Matthews, major: corresp and other papers rel to his captivity in Germany 1940-44
  • Richard Middleton-Smith, POW: diary and other papers rel to his time as a POW in Singapore and on the Thailand-Burma railway 1942-45
  • Enid Daphne Constance Palmer, nurse: corresp written while serving with the Burma Military Nursing Service in India and Burma 1943-45
  • Sir Dudley Russell, Major General: papers rel to his career with the British and Indian Armies 1914-54
  • Wilfred Peter Brooke Smith, Royal Navy volunteer reservist: diaries, letters and other papers rel to his service as a junior officer 1940-45
  • Walter Francis Stirling, Lieutenant Colonel: corresp written while serving as a company commander at Gallipoli and as staff officer in Egypt and Palestine 1915-21
  • Frank Leslie Stone, yeoman: diaries written during his service with the Sussex yeomanry 1914-18
  • Desmond Stanley Everard Thompson, Lieutenant Commander: diary kept while serving as a junior officer in the Royal Navy inHome waters and the Mediterranean 1914-18
  • Rosemary Thompson, member of the Women's Land Army: corresp written during her service in Devon 1942-43
  • Christopher George Wiggins, soldier: diaries and letters rel to his time as a POW in Singapore and Korea 1942-45
  • Alexander David Robin Graham Wilson, brigadier: letters and albums rel to his career 1937-97
  • Alexander Robert Graham Wilson, Lieutenant Colonel: letters rel to his service on the Western Front and at Salonika 1914-18
  • Raymond Henry Woodman: diaries rel to his time as a civilian internee in Hong Kong 1941-45

National Army Museum, Department of Archives Photographs Film and Sound

  • Samuel Briscoe, military chaplain: corresp rel to his time as chaplain at Wellington's headquarters in the Peninsula and during the occupation of France 1809-25 (2002-05-03)
  • Colin Campbell, lieutenant-general: papers 1772-1815 (2002-08-144)
  • Sir William Lee, 5th Baronet and Lieutenant Colonel (addnl): letters from various corresp 1749-1810 (2002-01-251)
  • George Valentine Mundy, lieutenant colonel (addnl): papers incl a journal, diary and letters written during the Crimean War 1854-56 (2002-03-36)
  • Anthony Gervase Ryshworth-Hill (1914-1984), lieutenant colonel: diaries rel to his service with the South Lancashire Regiment and his post-war experiences (2002-02-902)
  • Sir William Stirling, General (addnl): corresp c1860-80 (2002-07-10)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Malcolm family of Burnfoot (addnl): diaries and letter books, especially of Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Malcolm (Acc.12150)
  • John Dunlop, International Brigade volunteer: papers rel to the Spanish Civil War 1937-99 (Acc.12087)


Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Library

  • Robert S W Pollard, solicitor and Quaker author: statement for registration as Conscientious Objector and other papers c1940-69 (ACC 10978)

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

  • Hugo Rast, Swiss surgeon appointed neutral observer in British Isles POW camps in the Second World War (addnl): transcripts of war diaries, corresp, case records and misc papers 1920-56 (PP/RAS (2))
  • Archibald Mathison Stewart (1917-1985), army surgeon and captain: papers rel to his World War Two service incl surgical case notes (MS.8030)
  • Miscellaneous memoirs of National Service Medical Officers (addnl) (PP/BLA)


Glasgow University Archive Services

  • John Hunter, sailor in the Merchant and Royal Navy: diary 1865-1912 (UGC 76)
  • Alexander Percy Walker (b 1916), physician: lecture notes and papers rel to wartime medical service c1932-46 (Accn 2313)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Valentine Hugh Wilfred Dowson, intelligence worker in WWI: intelligence reports on Iraq 1944
  • Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart, military historian (addnl): corresp between Liddell Hart and Brigadier John Dexter Masters of the Royal Tank Regiment 1958-59
  • Anthony Thorburn Irvine, squadron leader: corresp home incl the period when he serviced in Amman, the Western Desert and Greece 1922-41
  • Eric Templeton Lummis, lieutenant colonel: papers incl corresp, photocopies and notes relating to the D Day landings 1944
  • Sir Frederick Barton Maurice (1871-1951), General (addnl): corresp between Maurice and his wife Helen Margaret Marsh and papers rel to the Maurcie case of 1918 incl notes made my his daughters 1897-1970
  • Wilfred Ewart Oulton (1911-1997), air vice marshal: corresp rel to the Battle of the Atlantic and his career
  • RM Parker, lieutenant colonel: papers rel to his service with the Royal Engineers 1945-46
  • Steve Weiss, soldier in the US army: memoir of his service in the 36 'Texas' Division in Italy and France 1943-45
  • Alexander Camac Wilkinson (1892-1983), colonel: papers rel to his life and career in the Army
  • Christopher Montague Woodhouse, 5th Baron Terrington, MP and colonel (addnl): papers rel to his service with the British Military Mission to Greek Guerrillas in German occupied Greece and the deposition of Hussein in Iran 1942-76
  • Sandline International: research compiled by Michael Bilton rel to its role in precipitating a coup in Papua New Guinea 1996

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Thomas W Lancaster, Lieutenant Commander: personal papers, notebooks, letters and photographs c1930-70 (ACC 1774)

Southampton University Library

  • John Gurwood (1790-1845), colonel and editor of Wellington's Despatches: guard books incl corresp on military matters, various corresp incl some from Wellington and misc items rel to Gurwood's career (MS 321)