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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Cadogan
CADOGAN, Lt Col Stanley Clifford (1908-1998)
Created 1998
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)
Williams, Bruce O B, fl 1998, nephew of Lieutenant Colonel Stanley Clifford Cadogan
Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1908; educated at West Buckland School, Devon; employed by W E Hinde Shipping Company, Cardiff, Glamorgan, 1925; employed by Gaumont British Cinemas, London and Birmingham [1930]; Lt, Royal Corps of Signals, Territorial Army and Supplementary Reserve, 1931; service with 53 (Welsh) Div Signals, Cardiff, Glamorgan, 1931-1933; Manager, News Reel Cinema, Bristol, Gloucestershire, 1933; Manager, Forum Cinema, Bath, Somerset, 1934; employed by Howard Tenens, London, 1938; Lt, 44 (Home Counties) Div Signals, Royal Corps of Signals, Territorial Army, London, 1939; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; Capt, 1941; temporary Maj, 1942; Officer Commanding Madras Signals Company, India, 1942; service in Diksal, Jhansi and Gwalior, India, 1942-1943; War Substantive Maj, 1943; Commanding Officer, 70 Div Signals, India, 1944; Chief Signals Officer, Chindits, Burma, 1945; demobilised as Hon Lt Col, 1945; awarded TD, 1949; Ship Broker and Member of Lloyds of London; died 1998.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1999.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Typescript notes and copies of photographs, compiled by his nephew, Bruce O B Williams, relating to Cadogan's life and career, 1908-1998, including genealogical information and notes on bibliographic sources on the Chindit operations in Burma, 1943-1944 (Operations LONGCLOTH, Feb-Mar 1943 and THURSDAY, Mar 1944). Also, brief typescript notes on the life and military careers of Lt Ernest Llewellyn Williams, 160 Bde, Royal Field Artillery, 34 Div, Western Front, 1917-1918, and Maj Lewis Bernard Williams, Royal Artillery, World War Two, 1939-1945.

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



Decorations: TD

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
  • First Chindit Expedition (1943)
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military engineering
  • Military operations
  • Military organizations
  • Operation Longcloth (1943)
  • Operation Thursday (1944)
  • Organizations
  • Second Chindit Expedition (1944)
  • State security
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Cadogan, Stanley Clifford, 1908-1998, Lieutenant Colonel
  • Williams, Bruce O B, fl 1998, nephew of Lieutenant Colonel Stanley Clifford Cadogan
  • Williams, Bruce O B, fl 1998, nephew of Lieutenant Colonel Stanley Clifford Cadogan
  • Williams, Ernest Llewellyn, fl 1900-1918, Lieutenant
  • Williams, Lewis Bernard, fl 1923-1945, Major

Corporate names

  • British Army


  • Myanmar, South East Asia

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