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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Wright J P
WRIGHT, Capt John Piachaud, RN (d 1980)
Created 1945-1950
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Sub Lt, 1922; Lt Cdr, 1932; Cdr, 1936; Capt, 1940; served on HMS GUARDIAN, British Pacific Fleet, 1945-1950; died in 1980.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by Mrs Sally Mates in 1988.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers relating to his naval service, 1945-1950, principally comprising photographs of British Pacific Fleet ships and personnel, 1945.

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 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
Related units of description

National Army Museum holds correspondence and papers, 1939-1946 (Ref: 9405-9425).

Publication note
National Army Museum holds correspondence and papers, 1939-1946 (Ref: 9405-9425).



Decorations: DSO, OBE

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
  • Chemical actions and uses
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Photographs
  • Ships
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • State security
  • Vehicles
  • Visual materials

Corporate names

  • HMS Guardian
  • RN, Royal Navy


  • Oceans
  • Pacific Ocean

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