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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Thomson
THOMSON, Capt Stanley Johnstone, RN (1901-1981)
Created 1944, 1946
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1901; served in Royal Indian Navy, 1942-1946; Director of Personal Services, Naval HQ, India, 1942-1944; President of Board of Enquiry into the causes and circumstances of the mutiny in the Castle Barracks, Bombay, between 18-24 Feb 1946, Mar 1946; died in 1981.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1981.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Text of his lecture on the development of the Royal Indian Navy during the period 1918-1944, written in 1944. 'The findings of the Board of Enquiry convened by the Flag Officer, Bombay, to enquire into the mutiny at the Castle Barracks on 18th February 1946', dated Mar 1946.

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 Archives.

Language/scripts of material
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

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



Decorations: CIE

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 relations
  • Law
  • Legal systems
  • Legal systems
  • Military law
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security

Corporate names

  • Royal Indian Navy


  • Bombay
  • Mumbai, Salsette Island, Maharashtra, India, South Asia

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