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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Wintour
WINTOUR, Maj Gen Fitzgerald (1860-1949)
Created 1898-1918
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
0.5 box or 0.005 cubic metres


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1860; entered Army, 1880; served in Egypt, 1882; Sudan, 1884-1885 and 1885-1886; Capt, Royal West Kent Regt, 1887; served on North West Frontier, India, 1897; served in Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1901; Maj, 1900; Lt Col, Norfolk Regt, 1904; Col, 1908; commanded brigade in France, World War One, 1914-1915; Deputy Assistant and Quarter Master General, Headquarters, 2 Army, 1915; retired, 1918; died in 1949.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1990.

Content & structure

Scope and content

: Photocopies of memoir covering military service, 1860-1918; published account of Tochi Valley expedition, Afghanistan, 1897-1898; complaint relating to conditions in trenches, Western Front, World War One, 1915.

System of arrangement

Arranged in sections as in scope and content.

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, and Detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

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



Decorations: CB, CBE

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.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

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  • Armed forces
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Memoirs
  • Military engineering
  • Military logistics
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Second Boer War, 1899-1902
  • State security
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • British Army


  • Egypt, North Africa
  • France
  • India, South Asia
  • Northwest Frontier, Pakistan, South Asia
  • South Africa, Southern Africa
  • Sudan, East Africa
  • Tochi, Afghanistan, Middle East

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