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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Humphreys L E
Title
HUMPHREYS, Lt Leonard E
Date(s)
Created [1964-1982]
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

Served in France and Belgium with Royal Field Artillery, 1916-1918; Lt, 1918; served Second World War in North Africa and Middle East.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by Humphreys in 1982.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Typescript account of his service in France and with A Battery, 190 Bde, Royal Field Artillery, 8 Jun 1917 and 1 Mar-5 Apr 1918, notably action at Messines, 8 Jun 1917, and the defence of Bucquoy, Mar 1918, including copies of extracts from his diary, with particular reference to the death of Maj Geoffrey Neame, written in [1964-1982].

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

The Imperial War Museum and Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich hold papers relating to his service in World War One and World War Two. Durham University Library (Oriental Studies Section) holds a small collection relating to his service in Sudan and Eritrea during World War Two. University of British Columbia, Vancouver holds a small collection relating to hisservice in World War One.

Publication note
The Imperial War Museum and Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich hold papers relating to his service in World War One and World War Two. Durham University Library (Oriental Studies Section) holds a small collection relating to his service in Sudan and Eritrea during World War Two. University of British Columbia, Vancouver holds a small collection relating to his service in World War One.

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

  • Artillery
  • Diaries
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Military equipment
  • Nonfiction
  • Primary documents
  • Prose
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • Weapons
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Neame, Geoffrey, d 1918, Major

Places

  • Bucquoy, France
  • Messines, France

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