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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Mostyn-Owen
MOSTYN-OWEN, Col Herbert Louis (1895-1972)
Created 1965
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 1895; joined Montgomeryshire Yeomanry, 1915; served in Egypt and Palestine, 1916; Lt, 19 Lancers (Indian Army), 1917; Capt, 1920; ADC to Viceroy of India, 1922-1925; Adjutant, Viceroy's Bodyguard, 1926-1927; Commandant, Madras Bodyguard, 1931-1933; Maj, 1934; Commandant, Viceroy's Bodyguard, 1936-1942; raised and commanded 75 Cavalry, 1942-1946; died in1972.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by Mostyn-Owen in 1965.

Content & structure

Scope and content

'India remembered', a typescript account of political and military life in India during the period 1920-1939, drawn partly from his experiences in the Indian Army, 1917-1946, written in 1965.

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, anddetailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

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


Compiled Sep 1996

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
  • Colonial administration
  • Colonial countries
  • Colonialism
  • Documents
  • Imperialism
  • Information sources
  • International relations
  • Memoirs
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Political doctrines
  • Political systems
  • State security

Corporate names

  • British Army
  • Indian Army


  • India, South Asia

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