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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Moore
Title
MOORE, Lt Col Alleyn Cardwell (1898-1983)
Date(s)
Created 1926, 1928-1929, [1932]-1933, [1947-1953]
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
0.5 box or 0.005 cubic metres

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1898; commissioned into Indian Army, 1916; served with 4th Bn (Prince of Wales's Own), 8 Punjab Regt; Assistant Commandant, Chin Hills Bn (later 3 Chin Rifles), Burma Frontier Force, 1925-1929; Officer Commanding Military Police, Naga Hills Expedition, 1928; Commandant, Chin Hills Bn, 1932-1934, 1937-1942; Maj, 1934; died in 1983.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Copies made by the Centre from originals loaned by the family in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copies of papers relating to his service in Burma, 1926, 1928-1929, [1932]-1933, [1947-1953], principally comprising official report on the military phase of Hwekum Column operations, Burma, 15-20 Feb 1926, written by [Moore]; 'Report on the Naga Hills (Upper Chindwin) expedition for the abolition of human sacrifice', Jan- Mar 1928, written by H J Mitchell, Assistant Superintendent, Burma Frontier Service, printed by the Government of Burma, 1928, and including a report by Moore as Officer Commanding Military Police, Naga Hills Expedition; 'Report on the Naga Hills (Upper Chindwin) expedition for the release of slaves and the suppression of human sacrificing', 1929-1929, written by Mitchell and printed by the Government of Burma, 1929; typescript notes on the Burma Rebellion, 1930-1932, written by Moore for officers of the Chin Hills Bn, [1932]; typescript 'History of the Chin Hills Bn (The Burma Regt)', 1894-1933, written by Moore in 1933; typescript history of the Chin Hills Bn, 1942-1947, written by [Moore], c 1950.

System of arrangement

6 files

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 Head of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English
Finding aids

This Summary Guide.

Allied materials

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

Notes

Note
Compiled Jul 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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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Colonial administration
  • Colonial conflicts
  • Colonial countries
  • Colonialism
  • Cultural anthropology
  • Cultural heritage
  • Customs and traditions
  • Field work
  • Imperialism
  • International relations
  • Law enforcement
  • Military organizations
  • Military police
  • Organizations
  • Police
  • Political doctrines
  • Political systems
  • Research work
  • Rites
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Social control, formal
  • Sociology
  • State security

Personal names

  • Mitchell, H J, fl 1928, colonial administrator

Corporate names

  • British Army
  • Indian Army

Places

  • Chin Hills, Myanmar, South East Asia
  • India, South Asia
  • Naga Hills, Asia

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