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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Greeves
GREEVES, Maj Gen Stuart (1897-1989)
Created [1980]-1981
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1897; educated at Northampton School; joined 7 Bn Northamptonshire Regt as a volunteer, Sep 1914; served with Northamptonshire Regt and Lancashire Fusiliers in France and Belgium, 1915-1918; Lt, 1918; joined Indian Army, 1918; Capt, 1922; Bde Maj, Wana, North West Frontier, India, 1932-1936; Maj, Royal Indian Army Service Corps, 1935; General Staff Officer Grade 2, Rawalpindi District, 1939; General Staff Officer Grade 1, India, 1941; Lt Col, 1943; served in Burma, [1943-1945]; Col, 1946; Maj Gen, 1947; retired, 1957; died in 1989.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by Greeves in 1981.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Notes on his war experiences, primarily concerning living conditions during his service in the trenches in France and Belgium, 1914-1918, but with occasional reference to his service in Burma, [1943-1945], written at the request of an American researcher in [1980-1981], with covering letter to the Centre, 1981.

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 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 published in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

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


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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  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • Memoirs
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)


  • Belgium
  • France
  • South East Asia

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