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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Connell
CONNELL, Lt Col James Charles Walter (1877-1958)
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)
Connell, James Charles Walter, 1877-1958, Lieutenant Colonel
Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1877; 2nd Lt, King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1897; served with Tirah Expedition Force, North West Frontier of India, 1897-1898; Lt, 1898; Capt, 1901; served in South Africa, 1902; Adjutant, Volunteers, Kings Own Scottish Borderers, 1903-1905 and 1907-1908; Adjutant, Territorial Force, 1908-1911; Adjutant, Officers Training Corps, 1913-1914; Maj, 1914; served in World War One, 1914-1918; commanded 7 Bn Kings Own Scottish Borderers, 1915-1916; 2nd in Command, Officers Cadet Bn, 1917-1918; died in 1958.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Copy made by the Centre from original loaned by the family in 1981.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copy of field service log book recording service of 8 Bn, Gordon Highlanders and 6 Bn, Royal Scots Fusiliers (commanded by Lt Col Winston Spencer Churchill, Ypres, Belgium, Jan-Mar 1916.

System of arrangement

Single item

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: OBE, DSO

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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  • Armed forces
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Log books
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Churchill, Sir, Winston Leonard Spencer, 1874-1965, Knight, statesman
  • Connell, James Charles Walter, 1877-1958, Lieutenant Colonel
  • Connell, James Charles Walter, 1877-1958, Lieutenant Colonel

Corporate names

  • British Army
  • Gordon Highlanders
  • Royal Scots Fusiliers


  • Ypres, Belgium

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