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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Chapman
CHAPMAN, Lt Col Godfrey Percival (1899-1982)
Created [1942]
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)
Chapman, Godfrey Percival, 1899-1982, Lieutenant Colonel
Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1899; 2nd Lt, Royal Artillery, 1919; Lt, 1921; Lt Instructor in Gunnery, Northern Command, 1932; Capt, 1932; Capt Instructor in Gunnery, Northern Command, 1932-1934; Instructor in Gunnery, Malta, 1935-1937; Instructor in Gunnery, School of Anti-Aircraft Defence, 1937-1939; Maj, 1938; served in World War Two with Royal Artillery in North Africa; Wg Cdr, RAF Regt, 1946; Senior Regt Officer in charge of Ground Defence, HQ Air Command, Far East, 1948; Gp Capt, 1950; retired 1952; died in 1982.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Five sketch maps showing British, USA and French troop movements in North Africa, [1942].

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
English captions
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: DSO, 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
  • Maps
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Chapman, Godfrey Percival, 1899-1982, Lieutenant Colonel
  • Chapman, Godfrey Percival, 1899-1982, Lieutenant Colonel

Corporate names

  • British Army
  • French Army
  • US Army


  • North Africa

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