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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Bomford
BOMFORD, Col Guy (1899-1996)
Created 1945
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)
Bomford, Guy, 1899-1996, Colonel
Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1899; 2nd Lt, Royal Engineers; Lt, 1918; served in France and Belgium, 1918; served with Deputy Assistant Director of Engineering Stores, 1919; served in Waziristan, 1919-1921; Capt, 1926; Maj 1936; Lt Col 1942; Col, 1942; retired, 1949; died in 1996.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Copy made by the Centre in 1981 from original loaned by Bomford.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copy of account of the Survey Service of the Eastern and 14 Army in India and Burma during the period 1942-1945, written in 1945.

System of arrangement

1 file

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 supplied 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 Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Existence and location of copies

Geodetic Library, Ministry of Defence holds another copy of the report, together with some related correspondence.



Decorations: OBE, DSC

Description control

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.

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  • Armed forces
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • Surveying
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Bomford, Guy, 1899-1996, Colonel
  • Bomford, Guy, 1899-1996, Colonel

Corporate names

  • British Army


  • India, South Asia
  • Myanmar, South East Asia

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