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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Manly
MANLY, Lt Col Laurence Arthur (1899-1942)
Created 1940
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1899; 2nd Lt, Lancashire Fusiliers, 1917; served in France and Belgium, 1918; Lt, 1919; served with Indian Signal Corps, 1924-1928; Capt, 1930; Staff Officer, India, 1930-1932; Adjutant, 1933-1936; Garrison Adjutant, 1937-1940; Maj, 1938; Lt Col, 1940; served in France, 1940; killed in action in Tunisia during Operation TORCH in 1942.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1985.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Photocopy of typescript account of service of 2 Lancashire Fusiliers in France and Belgium, 14 May-2 Jun1940, notably their evacuation from Dunkirk, 30 May-2 Jun 1940, dated 14 Jun 1940.

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 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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  • Armed forces
  • Battle of France (1940)
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Memoirs
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • British Army


  • Belgium
  • Dunkirk, France

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