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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0099 KCLMA Anderson V
ANDERSON, Lt Col Victor Dennistoun Winstanley (1900-1942)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 box or 0.01 cubic metres


Name of creator(s)

Anderson, Victor Dennistoun Winstanley, 1900-1942, Lieutenant Colonel

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1900; Indian Army, 1919; Adjutant and Quarter Master, Small Arms School India, 1930-1931; second in command of 1 Battalion, 14 Punjab Regiment, 12 Dec 1941-9 Jan 1942; killed in Malaya, 1942.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives by the family in 1998.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Lt Col Victor Dennistoun Winstanley Anderson, 1929-1946, relating to service with the Indian Army, comprising group photograph including Anderson and published material including History of the 1st Battalion 14th Punjab Regiment, Sherdil Li Paltan. [by Lt Col G H Thompson], 1946; Passing it on: short talks on tribal fighting on the North West Frontier of India by Gen Sir Andrew Skeen (Gale & Polden, 1932) and the Manual of Military Law, 1929.

System of arrangement

Original order

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archives and Information Management, King's College London.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

No additional finding aids

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

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

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery. Sources: Army List, Jan 1942.

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

Jun 2008

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  • Armed forces
  • Colonial forces
  • History
  • International conflicts
  • Law
  • Legal systems
  • Military history
  • Military law
  • Military organizations
  • State security
  • War
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • 1900-1942
  • Anderson
  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Victor Dennistoun Winstanley


  • Afghanistan
  • India
  • Middle East
  • North West Frontier x Northwest Frontier
  • Northwest Frontier
  • Pakistan
  • South Asia
  • South Asia

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