Goadby Papers

Given by Brigadier F.R.L. Goadby (Rajputana Rifles) O.B.E. Brigadier F.L.R. Goadby served in the Royal Engineers from 1918 and the Royal Corps of Signals from 1921. In 1926 he joined the Indian Army serving in the 2/3rd Silch Pioneers. During 1933 he transferred to the 1st Battalion, 6th Rajputana Rifles. Later in his career he served in Southern Command, India; Simla; Calcutta; Bihar; and Bombay.

India General: 1924-1978

Box 1 – Military papers, 1946-48, Bihar, Calcutta (Kolkata), Bombay (Mumbai); Personal accounts; Papers related to bird-watching; Personal letters.

Box 2 – Notes on tactics, World War I; Field notebooks, 1926-47; Notes on Bihar disturbances, 1946; Diaries of visits to India, 1970s.