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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Military History


Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • British Koreans Veterans Association, Cumbria Branch: membership lists, war memorial roll of honour, corresp, photographs and casualty lists of those who served 1946-1995 (YDSO 185)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Vivien Joan Brown, (d2019), ATS intercept wireless operator: photographs, diaries and additional material rel to her Second World War work, letters and photographs sent to her by her boyfriend William Reginald Ward of the Seaforth Highlanders, other correspondence and papers c1940-2013 (D8280)
  • Herbert H Barker (fl1939-1945) Second World War soldier, Derby: Second World War papers incl National Identity Card, National Service Acts Medical Grade Card, Derbyshire Home Guard paperwork and other documents 1942-1947 (D8294)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Commission of John Hurst of Hollywell (Holwell) as a Cornet in a Troop of Horse under the command of John Manners, Lord Roos, Captain in the Regiment of John, Marquis of Granby, Colonel 1707 (DE10007)
  • E Hollingshead & Son, saddlers, Melton Mowbray: correspondence and financial records c1920-1948 (DE9803)
  • Reginald R Bolland, (fl1919-2012), autobiographist: memoirs of travelling to India and living in cantonments at Mussoorie and Delhi (1919-1923) 2012 (DE9899)
  • Nominal rolls of Leicestershire Regiment officers, by battalion who saw active service on the Western Front (with additions from Salonika and Egypt) between 5 August 1914 and 30 November 1918 1914-1918 (DE9857)
  • Geoffrey Willsdon, (1920-2019), Lieutenant, 1st Leicestershire Regiment and Prisoner of War: memoirs and other papers rel to his Second World War service in Malaya and as a Far-Eastern Prisoner of War 1941-2019 (DE9860)
  • Portraits and notes on the First World War military service of Cyril, Donald, William and J Owen Forryan of Wigston Magna compiled by Iain Morley 2018 (DE9891)
  • Oral history recording of Edmund Charles Beard, of Hugglescote, recalling experiences as a prisoner-of-war at 'Stalag' 8b with accompanying letter and notes 2009 (DE9778)
  • Leicestershire Regiment, 1st Battalion: transcript of war diary 1943-1944 (DE9809)
  • Cpl Thomas James Bailey, (fl1916-1918), soldier, 9th Btn The Leicestershire Regiment: copied and transcribed letters with associated papers relating to his First World War service 2015 (DE9892)


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

  • Sir Miles William Arthur Peel Graham (1895-1976), knight, Major General: diaries of service in the First and Second World Wars, with related papers 1917-1945 (Acc 3875)
  • Richard Frederick Vincent, Baron Vincent of Coleshill (1931-2018), Field Marshal: papers rel to his military service 1970-2018 (Acc 3857)