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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Scott
Title
SCOTT, Lt Col Kenneth Farish (1918-2007)
Date(s)
Created 1993
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 1918; educated at Stockton Grammar School and Constantine Technical College; served with Royal Engineers, 1939-1946; engineer in charge of demolition during the SOE attack on the Asopos Viaduct, Greece, May-Jun 1943; joined Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners, 1946; Resident Engineer, Hydro-Electric Works, Scotland, 1946-1952; Chief Representative, New Zealand, 1952-1955, and Scotland, 1955-1959; Partner, 1959, and Senior Partner, 1977; responsible for design and supervision of construction of various major water resource development projects, maritime works and international airports.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by Scott in 1993.

Content & structure

Scope and content

'The attack on the Asopos Viaduct in German occupied Greece', May-Jun 1943, written in 1993.

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
English
Finding aids

Summary guide entry online and due to be published in hard copy.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

The papers of Brig Edmund Charles Wolf Myers contain additional reports by Scott on the attack, dated 1943 and [1944] (Ref: GB99 KCLMA Myers 16).

Notes

Note

Decorations: MC

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
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Memoirs
  • Military engineering
  • Military operations
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Special forces
  • State security
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Places

  • Greece

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