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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Salmon
SALMON, Surgeon Capt Joseph Kenneth (1911-1984)
Created 1967
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 1911; served with RN, World War Two, [1939]-1945; Surgeon Lt Cdr, 1945; service at Royal Naval Hospital, Hong Kong, 1945-[1947]; HMS VICTORY, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1948-[1950]; acting Surgeon Cdr, 1951; Royal Naval Barracks, HMS DAEDALUS, Royal NAval Air Station, Lee on Solent, Hampshire, 1951-1954; HMS WARRIOR, 1953-1955; Surgeon Cdr, 1954; Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1955-1959; HMS PRESIDENT, 1959-1961; HMS TERROR, RN Base, Singapore, 1961-1963; Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1963-1966; RN Hospital, Malta, 1966-[1970]; died in 1984.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Given to Salmon by Maj Gen Arundell Rea Leakey, General Officer Commanding Troops in Malta and Libya, 1967-1968, and presented to the Centre by the family in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Command study of the Battle of Gazala, 26 May-21 Jun 1942, produced by the Education Branch, HQ Malta and Libya, 1967.

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



Compiled Oct 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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  • Higher science education
  • International conflicts
  • Military education
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)


  • Gazala, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, North Africa
  • Libya
  • Malta

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