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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Laborde
LABORDE, Cdr Crichton Felix (1895-1983)
Created 1914
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1895; Clerk, HMS INFLEXIBLE, 1912-1915; died in 1983.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Copies made by the Centre in 1983 from originals lent by the family.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Photocopies of papers relating the Battle of the Falkland Islands, 8 Dec 1914, comprising letter from Laborde to his father describing the action, written on 13 Dec 1914; account of the battle written by 1 and 2 Gunnery Officers of the German armoured cruiser GNEISENAU, 1914.

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

Imperial War Museum


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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  • Chemical actions and uses
  • International conflicts
  • Maritime warfare
  • Military engineering
  • Military operations
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Ships
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • Vehicles
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • Gneisenau, German armoured crusier, 1906
  • HMS Flexible


  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Falkland Islands, South America
  • Oceans

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