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CLARKE, Brig Frederick Arthur Stanley (1892-1972)

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CLARKE: 1. Unpublished typescript draft of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', written by Clarke in 1968.


CLARKE: 1/1

1968

Draft foreword, contents and chapter one of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', with details of Clarke's entry into the 10 (County of London) Bn (Hackney), London Regt, Territorial Force, in 1912, training, and mobilisation during 1914. 11pp.


CLARKE: 1/2

1968

Draft chapter two of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', including details of Clarke's service in Gallipoli and Egypt during World War One with 54 (East Anglian) Div, 1915-1916. 29pp.


CLARKE: 1/3

1968

Draft chapter three of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', including details of the part played by 162 Bde, 54 (East Anglian) Div, in the advance of British forces to Palestine and the first and second Battles of Gaza, 1917. 36pp.


CLARKE: 1/4

1968

Draft chapter four of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably British military operations in Palestine during World War One, including the personality of Gen Sir Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby and the third Battle of Gaza, Oct 1917; Clarke's application for a regular commission in the Indian army, 1917-1918. 22pp.


CLARKE: 1/5

1968

Draft chapter five of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service in India with the 57 (Wildes Rifles) Frontier Force and the 25 (County of London) Bn (Cyclists), London Regt, Territorial Force, including riots in Amritsar, and his return to England in 1919. 37pp.


CLARKE: 1/6

1968

Draft chapter six of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service with 1 Bn, Essex Regt, in Ireland from Nov 1920-1922. 19pp.


CLARKE: 1/7

1968

Draft chapter seven of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service with the Essex Regt in Bordon, Hampshire, 1923-1927; attendance at Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, 1927-1929; a post as General Staff Officer at the Small Arms School, Netheravon, Wiltshire, and a description of the Commanding Officer, Brig Robert John (Jack) Collins. 36pp.


CLARKE: 1/8

1968

Draft of chapter eight of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service as Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Western Command, with comments upon Lt Gen Sir Cyril John Deverell, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Command, 1932-1934; return to 1 Bn, Essex Regt, and descriptions of various military exercises undertaken; the participation of the battalion in the Saar Plebiscite, Germany, 1934-1935; comments upon the development of weaponry between the wars, and the policies of the Rt Hon Leslie Hore-Belisha, Secretary of State for War. 25pp.


CLARKE: 1/9

1968

Draft of chapter nine of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service as Assistant Commandant and Staff Officer, Nigeria Regt, Royal West African Frontier Force, 1935-1939. 32pp.


CLARKE: 1/10

1968

Draft of chapter ten of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service as Deputy Assistant Adjutant General to 4 Div of the BEF (British Expeditionary Force), and as General Staff Officer, Grade 1, at Headquarters Lines of Communication, during operations of the British forces in France and Belgium, 1939-1940. 22pp.


CLARKE: 1/11

1968

Draft of chapter eleven of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service as Quartermaster General and Deputy Assistant Adjutant General at Headquarters, West Africa, including details of the defence and coordination of the British West African territories by improvements to training, equipment supplies, transport, recruitment, building of hospitals and barracks, and the preparation of defence schemes, operational instructions and demolition plans. 30pp.


CLARKE: 1/12

1968

Draft of chapter twelve of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably on Clarke's return from West Africa, and his command of a counter-attack battalion formed from 30 Bn, Essex Regt, 1942. 12pp.


CLARKE: 1/13

1968

Draft of chapter thirteen of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', describing Clarke's post as Assistant Quartermaster General, British North Africa Force, and several of the supply problems faced, 1942-1943. 18pp.


CLARKE: 1/14

1968

Draft of chapter fourteen of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service as Commander for Base Sub-Area in Bone, North Africa, and 54 Area in Bari, Italy, mainly relating to problems of security with relation to supplies, 1943-1944. 32pp.


CLARKE: 1/15

1968

Draft of chapter fifteen of 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', notably service as Commander, Essex Sub-District, Eastern Command, comprising command of infantry training centres and German and Italian POW camps, and retirement in 1947. 14pp.


CLARKE: 1/16

1968

Draft of Appendix to 'The memoirs of a professional soldier in peace and war', entitled 'Infantry formations used in Egypt and Palestine'. 3pp.


CLARKE: 2. Papers and pamphlets collated by Clarke, mainly relating to the training and performance of the Royal West African Frontier Force, 1923-[1960]


CLARKE: 2/1

1923

Pamphlet printed by the War Office entitled 'The Cardwell reforms-a retrospect', by Gen Sir Robert Dundas Whigham, explaining the system of British military administration in 1868, and the reforms which followed. 8pp.


CLARKE: 2/2

1927

'Regimental standing orders, Nigeria Regiment, West African Frontier Force'. 1 vol.


CLARKE: 2/3

1932 Jan

Pamphlet printed by the War Office entitled 'The preparation of an attack with special reference to the fire plan'; the exercises and examples in the pamphlet were partly devised by Clarke whilst a General Staff Officer at the Small Arms School at Netheravon, Wiltshire, 1930-1932. Includes maps and sketches of the area, with alternative types of artillery support, objectives of the attack, the direction of enemy fire, and troop movements. Two copies. 1 vol and 10 additions.


CLARKE: 2/4

1936 Jun 23

Programme for the Trooping of the Colour by 4 Bn, Nigeria Regt, Royal West African Frontier Force, on HM King George V's birthday. 8pp.


CLARKE: 2/5

1938

Notes on Training in Bush Warfare (Crown Agents for the Colonies, London, 1938), for the use of the Royal West African Frontier Force, the King's African Rifles, and the Northern Rhodesia Regt, including instruction on marches, camps and bivouacs, information and communications, and warfare against several types of enemies. A handwritten note by Clarke states that this is a revised edition, drafted at Kaduma Headquarters, Nigeria, by himself and others. 1 vol.


CLARKE: 2/6

[1960]

Incomplete draft article by Clarke entitled 'Bush and jungle warfare', and highlighting the modifications necessary to the principles of war during such operations. 5pp.


CLARKE: 2/7

1938

Pamphlet entitled 'Extracts from notes on training in bush warfare', printed by the Government Printer at Accra, West Africa, and comprising selections from 2/5. 1 vol.


CLARKE: 2/8

1938 Dec

Text and precis of a lecture given by Clarke to the Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, notably on the role and composition of the West African Frontier Force, principles for bush warfare against different types of enemies, emphasising training and leadership, and the problems faced by the unit in 1938. 21pp.


CLARKE: 2/9

1948

Report of the Commission of Enquiry into Disturbances in the Gold Coast, 1948 (HMSO, London, 1948) produced by the Colonial Office. 1 vol.


CLARKE: 2/10

1948

Statement by His Majesty's Government on the report of the Commission of Enquiry into Disturbances in the Gold Coast (HMSO, London, 1948), produced by the Colonial Office. 1 vol.


CLARKE: 2/11

[1952-1968]

A Short Historical Background to some of the exhibits in the Regimental Museum, Nigerian Military Forces, by Capt H A J W Stacpoole, of the Queen's Own Nigeria Regt. 1 vol.


CLARKE: 2/12

1945 Oct 2

'The principles of training', produced by the War Office, (General Staff Publication 1549), notably on the organisation of training, individual, administrative and collective training, and the training of leaders, instructors, commanders and staffs. 1 vol.


CLARKE: 2/13

1946 Apr 26

Precis of lecture given by Clarke at the Eastern Command School of Administration, on the subject of 'Leadership and man management'. 3pp.


CLARKE: 2/14

1948 Feb 5

Supplement to The London Gazette, number 38196, containing a copy of a despatch entitled 'The African campaign from El Alamein to Tunis, from 10th August, 1942, to 13th May, 1943', submitted in 1947 by FM Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Viscount of Errigal, former Commander in Chief of the Middle East Forces and 18 Army Group. 49pp.


CLARKE: 2/15

1951 Mar 19

Supplement to The London Gazette, number 39171, containing a copy of a despatch entitled 'Operations in Burma and North-East India from 16th November to 22nd June, 1944', submitted in 1945 by Gen Sir George James Giffard, former Commander in Chief, 11 Army Group, South East Asia Command. 31pp.


CLARKE: 2/16

1951 Apr 2

Supplement to The London Gazette, number 39187, containing a copy of a despatch entitled 'Operations in Assam and Burma from 23rd June, 1944, to 12th November, 1944', submitted in 1945 by Gen Sir George James Giffard, former Commander in Chief, 11 Army Group, South East Asia Command. 27pp.

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