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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Mulleneux
MULLENEUX, Cdr Hugh Headworth Hubback
Created 1939-1946
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 box or 0.01 cubic metres


Administrative / Biographical history

Served in Royal Navy [1931]-1954; Sub Lt, 1932; service on HMS DECOY, 1 Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet, 1933; Lt, 1933; served on HMS RENOWN, Battle Cruiser Sqn, Home Fleet, 1934-1935; HMS PEMBROKE, Gunnery School, Chatham, Kent, 1938-1939; served in World War Two, 1939-1945, in North Sea and Mediterranean on HMS JERVIS, 1940-1941; with CombinedOperations Command, Dieppe and Normandy, 1944; in Pacific, Japan and Australia, 1945-1946; HMS APPLEDORE, 1946; Cdr, 1947; Gunnery and Anti-Aircraft Warfare Division, Admiralty, 1947-1948; served on HMS HORNET, 1952-1953; retired 1954..

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Maritime power (British Atlantic Publications, Northampton, 1975), The Atlantic Alliance: a quarter century summary and a look ahead (British Atlantic Publications, Northampton, 1976).

Presented to the Centre by Mulleneux in 1981.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copies of detailed narrative diaries and transcripts of Naval signal messages on RN operations, 1939-1945, including service at RN Gunnery School, Chatham, Kent, 1939, on HMS JERVIS in the North Sea, 1940, with the Mediterranean Fleet, 1940-1941, with Combined Operations Command, Dieppe and Normandy, 1942-1944, and the British Pacific Fleet, 1945-1946. Also, typescript copies of operational orders for Operation NEPTUNE, Normandy, 1944.

System of arrangement

5 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 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

The original of the diary dated 1940-1941 is held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.



Compiled Sep 1998

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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  • Amphibious warfare
  • Armed forces
  • Chemical actions and uses
  • Communication process
  • Diaries
  • Documents
  • Group communication
  • Higher science education
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Military communications
  • Military education
  • Military engineering
  • Military operations
  • Military organizations
  • Nonfiction
  • Operation Neptune (1944)
  • Operation Overlord (1944)
  • Organizations
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Primary documents
  • Prose
  • Ships
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • State security
  • Vehicles
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • HMS Jervis
  • RN, Royal Navy


  • Chatham, Kent, England
  • Dieppe, France
  • London, England
  • Normandy, France

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