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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Bright
Title
BRIGHT, Brig Robert Henry (1912-1992)
Date(s)
1947
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 pamphlet

Context

Name of creator(s)
Bright, Robert Harry, 1912-1992, Brigadier
Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1912; 2nd Lt, Royal Tank Corps, 1932; Lt, Royal Tank Regt, 1935; Capt, 1940; Assistant Inspector, Mechanical Inspection Department, Ministry of Supply, 1940-1942; Inspector, Fighting Vehicles Department, 1942-1943; Assistant Director of Army Fighting Vehicles, 1943-1946; Maj, 1946; special appointment under Director General of Fighting Vehicles, 1946-1947; Assistant Director of Technical Services (Fighting Vehicles), Washington, 1947-1948; Technical Staff Officer Grade 1, British Joint Services Mission, Washington, 1948-1950; Technical Staff Officer Grade 1, Fighting Vehicles Department, Ministry of Supply, 1950-1952; Assistant Director of Inspection of Fighting Vehicles, 1952-1955; Lt Col, 1953; Deputy to Deputy Director, Fighting Vehicles Research and Development Establishment, 1955-1957; Col, 1956; Director of Inspection of Fighting Vehicles, 1957-1960; Director of Fighting Vehicles, War Office 1961-1962; died in 1992.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1994.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers vol 157, containing three articles on developments in internal combustion engines and gas turbines including 'The Development of Gas Turbine Power Plants for Traction Purposes in Germany' by Bright, 1947.

System of arrangement

Single item

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
English
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

Notes

Note

Decorations: CBE

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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Subjects

  • Machines
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Military engineering
  • Turbines
  • Warfare

Personal names

  • Bright, Robert Harry, 1912-1992, Brigadier
  • Bright, Robert Harry, 1912-1992, Brigadier

Places

  • Germany

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