Archive / Tag: World War Two

  • Lorimer Papers: Box 3
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    Envelope 1: A typescript copy of a memoir entitled “Exit from Burma” written by Mr Lorimer in 1942 originally for the Eastern Army. 70 ff. Envelope 2: Copy of letter […]
  • Lloyd-Jones (D.E.) Papers: Box 3
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    1945 2 January Captured a prisoner; turkey and plum pudding dropped from the air. Still marching towards Burma. 10 January Death of C.O. His place possibly to be taken by […]
  • Lloyd-Jones (D.E.) Papers: Box 2
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    1943 14 January Airgraph: still in Calcutta. 19 January At Saugor, at Infantry School. 26 January Describes living at Saugor. 21 February Airletter. Has qualified as a small arms instructor. […]
  • Karney Papers
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    Given by Mrs. A.M. Hills Microfilm No. 12 Evelyn Karney¬†Published by Harrison & Crosfield Ltd. Colombo, Ceylon, 1966. The life and work of Evelyn Karney, 1869-1953, at her mission station […]
  • Hunt, R.C.C. Papers
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    Small Collections Box 14 Given by R.C.C. Hunt Madras 1939-1947. Innocents in India. A memoir of life in the ICS (Madras.) 1939-1947. Ch. 1 Preliminary background to joining ICS in […]
  • Hope Papers
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    Robin Cyprian Hope, I.C.S. Joined service 1938; Sub-Collector and Joint Magistrate Madras 1941; after independence joined a firm of solicitors, Coward, Chance and Co as an articled clerk. Coward, Chance […]
  • Higginbotham Papers
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    P.B. Higginbotham Small Collections Box 13 Given by Mr. E. Higginbotham. Burma: 1942 TS Diary of a march from Sumprabum. to Ledo in May/June 1942, made by P.B. Higginbotham, written […]
  • Hawkes Papers
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    Mrs Mirabel Hawkes grew up in Ceylon where her father was a planter on the Devon Tea Estate. In 1934 she married William Bruce, a tea planter until 1939, who […]
  • Hall, M. Papers
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    Microfilm No. 43 Memoirs by Mrs Margery Hall. 2 volumes. Mrs Hall’s husband, Henry Hall, served in Simla, U.P., Bombay, Delhi and N.W.F.P. between 1938 and 1945. From 1946 to […]
  • Gray Papers
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    Given by Lt. Colonel D. Gray (Skinner’s Horse) Xerox of TS ‘The Story of Our Escape from Delhi in May 1857’, from personal narrations by the late George Wagentreiber and […]