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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA MISC 61
Title
WORLD WAR TWO: Papers relating to 3 Bn, 17 Dogra Regt.
Date(s)
[1941-1991]
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 files

Context

Name of creator(s)

Members of 17 Dogra Regt

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by a former Dogra Regt member in 1996

Content & structure

Scope and content

Photocopy of manuscript account by Lt Col Oliver Brian Masters North, 3 Bn, 17 Dogra Regt, 8 Indian Bde, Indian Army, relating to the landing of Japanese forces at Khota Bahru, Malaya, 7 Dec 1941; photocopy of unpublished transcript account of the British counter-attack during Japanese attacks at Khota Bharu, Badang, and Kuala Krai by 3 Bn, 17 Dogra Regt, Dec 1941; photocopies of articles relating to 3 Bn, 17 Dogra Regt, during the invasion occupation of Malaya, 1941-1945, including most notably lecture given by Lt Gen Sir Lewis Macclesfield Heath, General Officer Commanding 3 Indian Corps, relating to the fall of Singapore and his experiences as a prisoner of war, [1946]; photocopy of transcript account of the Japanese landings at Kota Bharu for inclusion into the 1947 edition of The Dogra Quarterly; photocopy of transcript account, 'A History of 21st Mountain Battery, Indian Artillery during the Campaign in Malaya', detailing action with 3 Bn, 17 Dogra Regt, at Khota Bahru, Dec 1941; photocopy of typescript obituary of North for inclusion into the Dogra Regimental Association newsletter, detailing North's career in Malaya during World War Two, May 1991

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

English

Finding aids

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

Allied materials

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

Notes

Note

Compiled Nov 1999

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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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Artillery
  • Documents
  • Humanitarian law
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Memoirs
  • Military engineering
  • Military equipment
  • Military operations
  • Military organizations
  • Occupied territories
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • War
  • War prisoners
  • War victims
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • Weapons
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Heath, Sir Lewis Macclesfield, 1885-1954, Knight, Lieutenant General
  • North, Oliver Brian Masters, d 1991, Lieutenant Colonel

Corporate names

  • Indian Army
  • Japanese Army

Places

  • Badang, Malaysia, South East Asia
  • India, South Asia
  • Khota Bharu, Malaysia, South East Asia
  • Kuala Krai, Malaysia, South East Asia
  • Singapore, South East Asia

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