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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0099 KCLMA Dunlop
DUNLOP, Maj Gen Dermott (1898-1980)
Level of description
Collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file or 0.01m3


Name of creator(s)

DUNLOP, Maj Gen Dermott (1898-1980)

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1898; educated Charterhouse and Sandhurst; commissioned into Royal Artillery, 1916; served in France and Flanders, 1916-1919; Regimental staff and instructional appointments, 1919-1939; Major, 1938; Lieutenant Colonel, 1939; Brigade Commander, UK, 1940-1941; Brigadier, 1941; Middle East and 8 Army, 1942-1945; Commander 2 Army Group, Royal Artillery, Tripolitania, 1947-1948; General Officer Commanding, Singapore District, 1948-1951; Member of Executive Council, Colony of Singapore, 1948-1951; Major General, 1949; retired 1951; employed at Colonial Office, 1951-1966; died 1980.

Archival history

Found in a property formerly owned by Maj Gen Dunlop.Immediate source of acquisition:Presented to the Centre by Mrs S M J Hobb, Oct 2005.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Report by Maj Gen Dermott Dunlop on 'Security of Documents', written by Dunlop when Special Security Officer, Colonial Office, [1951], consisting of a series of questions to consider about the storage, classification, and circulation of documents.

System of arrangement

1 file as above.

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 Archives and Information Management.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

No additional finding aids.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London

Description control

Archivist's Note

Decorations: CB, CBE

Rules or conventions

Compiled by Katharine Higgon 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.

Date(s) of descriptions

Oct 2007

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  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • State security

Personal names

  • DUNLOP, Maj Gen Dermott (1898-1980)

Corporate names

  • Colonial Office

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