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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Fryer
FRYER, Lt Col Charles Ronald (d 1944)
Created 1918, [1944], 1945
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Served in World War One with King's Royal Rifle Corps; 2nd Lt, 1915; Lt, 1917; Adjutant, 1918-1919;Adjutant, 2 Bn (Queen Victoria's Rifles), 1939; ADC to General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, 1942; attached to Glider PilotRegt and commanded 2 Army Glider Pilot Training Section, RAF Station, Booker, 1942-1944; posted to Parachute Bn Depot, Hardwick,1943; began glider flying course, RAF Station, Stoke Orchard, Jun 1944, but severely injured in crash landing and died on 14 Jul 1944.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers relating to his military career, 1918, 1939-1945, dated 1918, [1944]-1945, comprising typescript copy ofdespatch from Col St Aubyn concerning the award of the MC to Fryer, 1918; letter from Wg Cdr G C O'Donnell to Sir Hereward Wake,14th Bt, providing a summary of Fryer's career, 1942-1944, for The King's Royal Rifle Corps Regimental Journal, written in 1945; text,possibly draft of obituary, giving details of Fryer's career, 1939-1944, written in [1944].

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 originalmaterial should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of theDirector of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
Finding aids

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

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives


Compiled Feb 1997

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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  • International conflicts
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Wake, Sir, Hereward, b 1916, 14th Baronet, Major

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