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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Queripel
Title
QUERIPEL, Col Leslie Herbert (1881-1963)
Date(s)
Created 1917, [1945]
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1881; cadet, Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, 1898; 2nd Lt, Royal Field Artillery, 1899; joined 12 Battery, 1900; served in North China, 1900-1901; served in India, 1901-1914; commanded 7 Ammunition Column, 1901; Lt, 1901; commanded 12 Battery, 1902-1903; Range Officer, Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery, Madras Command, 1903-1905; Capt, 1908; Instructor, Army School of Signalling, Poona, 1908; Assistant Inspector , Army Signalling, Southern Army, 1908; raised and commanded 5 Ammunition Column, 1909; raised and commanded 33 Indian Divisional Signalling Company, 1911; raised and commanded 36 Indian Divisional Signalling Company, 1914; Maj 1914; Deputy Director of Army Signals and Telegraphs, Mesopotamia, 1915; Director of Army Signals and Telegraphs, Mesopotamia, 1916; served with 112 Bde, Royal Field Artillery, France, 1918, and with 65 Battery and 28 Bde, Royal Field Artillery, Black Sea, 1920-1921; Lt Col, 1921; commanded 6 Reserve Bde, 1921-1922; commanded 16 Bde, India, 1922-1924; Commander Corps of Royal Artillery, Southern Command, India, 1924; Col, 1925; Commander, 28 Air Defence Bde, Tonbridge, 1925; retired pay, 1930; died in 1963.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

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

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copies of papers relating to his military service, 1898-1945, dated 1917 and [1945], comprising a letter to his wife describing the fall of Baghdad, 10 Mar 1917, and subsequent conditions in the city, dated 16-17 March 1917; official Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force General HQ 'Despatch on operations', 28 Aug 1916-31 Mar 1917, dated Apr 1917; summary of his military service, 1898-1945, written in [1945].

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
English
Finding aids

Summary guide entry online at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lhcma/htm.top

Allied materials

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

Notes

Note

Decorations: CMG, DSO

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

Corporate names

  • British Army

Places

  • Baghdad, Iraq, Middle East
  • Mesopotamia, Middle East

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