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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GALLIPOLI: A VIEW FROM SEAWARD: Gallipoli Memorial Lecture, 1999
1999 (refers to 1915-16)
Level of description
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file (0.001 cubic metres)


Name of creator(s)

Oswald, Sir, John Julian Robertson, b. 1933, Knight, Admiral of the Fleet

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1933; educated Beaudesert Park, Minchinhampton, and Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth; Junior Officer, 1951; served in HM Ships Devonshire, Vanguard, Verulam, Newfoundland, Jewel, Victorious, Naiad; specialised in Gunnery, 1960; Commanded HMS Yarnton, 1962-1963, HMS Bacchante, 1971-1972; MoD, 1972-1975; Commanded HMS Newcastle, 1977-1979; Captain, Britannia RNC, 1980-1982; Assistant Chief of Defence Staff, 1982-1985; Flag Officer, Third Flotilla, and Commander, Anti-Submarine Warfare, Striking Fleet, 1985-1987; C-in-C, Fleet, Allied C-in-C, Channel, and C-in-C, East Atlantic, 1987-1989; First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, and First and Principal Naval ADC to the Queen, 1989-1993; KCB, 1987; GCB, 1989. Publications The Royal Navy-Today and Tomorrow 1993.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Given by Celia Lee, Apr 1999

Content & structure

Scope and content

Text of the 1999 Gallipoli Memorial Lecture Gallipoli: A View from Seaward by AF Sir (John) Julian (Robertson) Oswald GCB at Holy Trinity Church, Southend Crescent, Eltham, London SE9

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


Allied materials

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

Description control

Archivist's Note

Source: Who's Who. Catalogued by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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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Date(s) of descriptions

Aug 2001

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