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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Lister
Title
LISTER, Lt Col Frederick Hamilton (1880-1971)
Date(s)
Created 1918-1920
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 volumes

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1880; educated at Radley College and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; commissioned into Royal Artillery, 1900; seconded for service with the Punjab Frontier Force, India, 1902-1911; Capt, 1911; graduated from Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, 1914; served in World War One, 1914-1918; posted to General Staff, 1914; Maj, 1915; awarded DSO, 1916; GeneralStaff Officer 1, British Mission, Belgian General Headquarters, Western Front, 1917; General Staff Officer 1, General Headquarters, France, 1917-1918; Brevet Lt Col, 1918; General Staff Officer 1 in charge of British Mission to 1 French Army, 1918; General Staff Officer 1, Supreme War Council, Versailles, 1918-1919; British Representative, Allied Mission, Enemy Delegations, Paris, 1919; service in South Russia as General Staff Officer 1, British Mission to White Russian Gen Anton Ivanovich Denikin, 1919-1920; accompanied French operations in the Rif Mountains, Morocco, 1926; Lt Col, 1927; retired 1931; member of HM's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps ofGentlemen-at-Arms, 1932-1950; died 1971.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1980.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Two annotated narrative diaries, 1918-1920, entitled 'Diary of 1st French Army operations, Apr to Aug 1918' and 'British Military Mission to South Russia. Diary of my journey, from Dec 1919 to May 1920'.

System of arrangement

2 volumes

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 theDirector 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

Notes

Note
Compiled Sep 1998

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

  • Armed forces
  • Civil war
  • Diaries
  • Diplomacy
  • Documents
  • Foreign relations
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Military missions
  • Military organizations
  • Nonfiction
  • Organizations
  • Political movements
  • Primary documents
  • Prose
  • Russian Civil War (1917-1922)
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • French Army

Places

  • Crimea
  • Russia, Eastern Europe

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