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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Stammers
STAMMERS, Professor Francis Alan Roland (1898-1982)
Created 1944-1945
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
collection level (single item)


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1898; educated at Dudley Grammar School, London Hospital and Mayo Clinic, USA; served with Royal Garrison Artillery, 1916-1918; studied medicine at Birmingham University and the London Hospital; Resident Medical Officer, Birmingham Children's Hospital, then Resident Surgical Officer, Birmingham General Hospital; studied neurosurgery at the Mayo Clinic, USA, 1929; appointed to the consultant staff of Children's Hospital and General Hospital, Birmingham; surgical specialist, then Officer Commanding Surgical Division, Royal Army Medical Corps, West Africa, 1939-1942; Consultant in Surgery to the Army, Western Command, North Africa, Italy and Austria, 1942-1945; Professor of Surgery, University of Birmingham, 1946-1963; died in 1982.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Diary, Jul 1944-Jun 1945, covering his service as Consulting Surgeon, 8 Army, Italy.

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 provided 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: CBE, TD

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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  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Medical sciences
  • Military medicine
  • Nonfiction
  • Primary documents
  • Prose
  • Surgery
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)


  • Italy

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