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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Owen
OWEN, Capt Hilary Dorsett, RN (1894-1980)
ND. Covers events in 1916.
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 1894; attended Royal Naval Colleges, Osbourne and Dartmouth; Midshipman, 1912; served at sea in World War One, and later commanded HMS APHIS in China and HMS ROCHESTER on the Africa Station; Cdr, 1930; Naval Attaché, Lisbon, 1938-1944; SHAEF, 1944-1945; died in 1980.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1980.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copy of typescript account of Battle of Jutland, May 1916, ND.

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


Finding aids

This Summary Guide.

Allied materials

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



Decorations: CMG

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
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • RN, Royal Navy


  • Jutland, Denmark, Northern Europe

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