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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Carmichael
CARMICHAEL, Lt Col Humphrey Rawstorne (1914-1995)
Created 1995
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)
Carmichael, Humphrey Rawstone, 1914-1995, Lieutenant Colonel
Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1914; unattached 2nd Lt, 1936; appointed to 17 Dogra Regt, Indian Army, 1937; served in Waziristan, 1937; Lt, 1938; seconded to RAF, 1941-1944; captured by the Japanese Army in Burma, 26 Apr 1943, but escaped 10 days later; Capt, 1944; Maj, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, 1948; Lt Col, 1951; Deputy Commander, 5 Base Ordnance Depot, Middle East Land Forces, 1954-1955; Assistant Director of Ordnance Services, HQ, Eastern Command, 1957; retired, 1969; died in 1995.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1995.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copies of 'The capture and escape of Pilot Officer H R Carmichael, MC, Arakan, Burma, 1943', and an obituary from [Dogra Regiment] magazine, 1995.

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: MC

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
  • War
  • War prisoners
  • War victims
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Carmichael, Humphrey Rawstone, 1914-1995, Lieutenant Colonel
  • Carmichael, Humphrey Rawstone, 1914-1995, Lieutenant Colonel

Corporate names

  • RAF, Royal Air Force


  • Arakan, Myanmar, South East Asia

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