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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Young G D P
Title
YOUNG, Lt Col Geoffrey Douglas Pulford
Date(s)
1900-1967
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file or 0.01m3

Context

Name of creator(s)

Young, Geoffrey Douglas Pulford, 1920-1997, Lieutenant Colonel

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, 1920; commissioned into Royal Artillery as 2 Lieutenant, 1939; Lieutenant, 1941; held in Oflag V11B POW camp, Germany, 1943-1945; Captain, 1946; Major, 1952; joined Royal Army Pay Corps as Paymaster, 1957; took a Long Finance and Accountancy Course, Royal Army Pay Corps training centre; Lieutenant Colonel, 1967; Staff Paymaster, 1 Grade, Army Department, MOD, 1970-1972; retired, 1972; died, 1997.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family, July 1998

Content & structure

Scope and content

Publications collected by Lt Col Geoffrey Young, including: Regulations for Conducting the Duties of the Treasury Chests Abroad, 1st April 1900 (HMSO, 1900); text of 'Proclamation by the GOC in Chief (Lt Gen Sir William Raine Marshall) in Mesopotamia to the people of Iraq on the occasion of the successful conclusion of hostilities against the Turkish Armies', 2 Nov 1918; Joan, A War Horse: In Memoriam, November 1918 , by Maj F N Lund, RE; The Royal Army Pay Corps, an abridged history , 1953; The Prince Consort's Library: Aldershot, 1860-1960 , selection of essays celebrating the centenary of the Army Library Service military specialist library, Aldershot, 1960; History of 1(BR) Corps, 1909-1967 , 1967; extract from Chronicle of the Jagerkaserne Eichstatt, 1933-1952 , by Helmut Reis, translated by C Byass, relating to prisoner of war camp Oflag V11B, 1939-1945, nd.

System of arrangement

As above 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 Archives and Information Management.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

Summary guide entry on-line.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Katharine Higgon.

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.

Date(s) of descriptions

Sept 2007

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Subjects

  • International conflicts
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Young, Geoffrey Douglas Pulford, 1920-1997, Lieutenant Colonel
  • Young, Geoffrey Douglas Pulford, 1920-1997, Lieutenant Colonel

Corporate names

  • British Army

Places

  • Iraq, Middle East
  • Mesopotamia, Middle East

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