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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Mollan
MOLLAN, Maj Gen Francis Robert Henry (1893-1982)
1923 (covers 1916-1918)
Level of description
Collection (Fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file (11pp)


Name of creator(s)
Mollan, Francis Robert Henry, 1893-1982, Major General
Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1893; educated at Corrig School and the at Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland; commissioned Royal Army Medical Corps, 1915; Medical Officer, 2nd Bn, Sherwood Foresters, France and Belgium, 1916-1918; MC, 1918; acting Maj 1918; Capt 1919; Maj 1927; served North West Frontier of India (Mohmand), 1933; acting Lt Col 1940; served with 8th Army in North Africa, 1941-43; Lt Col 1941; Col 1946; Brig 1947; temp Maj Gen 1948; CB 1950; Maj Gen 1951; retired 1953, died 1982.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 2001.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Typescript copy of letter from Francis Robert Henry Mollan to Lt Col G M Gamble, written from India, 1923, giving account of his service as Medical Officer with the 2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire) Regt, Western Front, particularly in the Somme and Loos areas, Sep 1916 - Jul 1918; including comments on the work of a Regimental medical officer, the construction of Regimental Aid Posts and the treatment of shock.

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

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note
Sources Who Was Who, Army Lists. Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM 25 Project.
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
Aug 2001

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