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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Burton
Title
BURTON, Capt John George (1921-1978)
Date(s)
Created 1943
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 files

Context

Name of creator(s)
Burton, John George, 1921-1978, Captain
Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1921; served World War Two, 1939-1945; Lt and Intelligence Officer in 41 Royal Marines Commando during the invasion of Sicily and Salerno; Capt; died 1978.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1987.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers, photographs and maps relating to the invasions of Sicily and Italy, including the war diary of 41 Royal Marines Commando, 1943.

System of arrangement

Chronologically as above.

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 detailed Catalogue, 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
Compiled Mar 1998

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.

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.

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Diaries
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Maps
  • Military organizations
  • Nonfiction
  • Organizations
  • Photographs
  • Primary documents
  • Prose
  • Special forces
  • State security
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • War diaries
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Burton, John George, 1921-1978, Captain
  • Burton, John George, 1921-1978, Captain

Places

  • Salerno, Italy
  • Sicily, Italy

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