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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Freeman
Title
FREEMAN, Capt John A D
Date(s)
Created [1990]
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Commissioned into the Royal Artillery, 1941; War Service Lt, 1942; served with 5 Indian Div, Java,1945-1946; hon Capt, 1946.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by Freeman in 1995.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Typescript notes on the re-occupation of the Netherlands East Indies by allied forces in 1945-1946, including background information about the Japanese occupation, 1942-1945, and an account of events in Semerang, Java, 1945-1946, dated [1990]. The notes are based partly on Freeman's service with 5 Indian Div in Java, 1945-1946, but mainly on research carried out at the Imperial War Museum.

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
English
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and published in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

Papers of Gen Sir (Eric Carden) Robert Mansergh at the Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich, include a small collection of Freeman's correspondence (Ref: MD 1358).

Publication note
Papers of Gen Sir (Eric Carden) Robert Mansergh at the Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich, include a small collection of Freeman's correspondence (Ref: MD 1358).

Notes

Note
Compiled Aug 1996

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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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Humanitarian law
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Occupied territories
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Freeman, John A D, fl 1941-1995, Captain

Corporate names

  • British Army
  • Japanese Army

Places

  • Netherlands East Indies
  • Semerang, Java, Indonesia, South East Asia

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