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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Mockler
Title
MOCKLER, Surgeon Capt Eamon Joseph (1902-1983)
Date(s)
Created 1908, [1943]-1950
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 boxes or 0.02 cubic metres

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1902; studied medicine at National University of Ireland; joined RAF and served in India, 1926-1929; later transferred to the RN and served on HMS RESOLUTION and HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH; served in Singapore, [1939]-1942; Chief Malariologist with the British Pacific Fleet, [1943-1946]; Naval Medical Officer of Health for Hong Kong, 1951-1952; retired, 1960; died in1983.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1983.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers relating to his medical career with the RN, 1939-1952, dated 1908, [1943]-1950, principally comprising typescript texts written as Chief Malariologist with the British Pacific Fleet, [1943-1946], including accounts of his work in Singapore, Hong Kong and Pacific Islands; typescript texts by Mockler and others on malaria and its treatment, [1943-1946]; official annual reportsas Naval Medical Officer of Health, Hong Kong, 1951-1952; lecture notes circulated at the RN Medical School, Alverstoke, to accompany a course on radiological defence, [1947]; British, Australian and US military publications on health and medical issues, 1942-1950, mainly malaria and tropical diseases.

System of arrangement

Arranged in the following sections: reports as Chief Malariologist; reports by others concerning malaria; reports written while Naval Medical Officer of Health, Hong Kong; lecture notes; printed matter.

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

Draft list available online and 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 Mar 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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Date(s) of descriptions

Updated 2016

Box List(s)

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Diseases
  • Infectious diseases
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Malaria
  • Medical sciences
  • Military medicine
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Pathology
  • State security
  • Surgery
  • Tropical diseases
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • RN, Royal Navy

Places

  • Asia and the Pacific
  • China, East Asia
  • Hong Kong, East Asia
  • Pacific Islands
  • Singapore, South East Asia

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