Reference code: GB99 KCLMA Burton
Title: BURTON, Capt John George (1921-1978)
Dates of creation of material: 1943
Level of description: item level
Extent: 2 files of papers
Born 1921; served World War Two, 1939-1945; Lt and Intelligence Officer in 41 Royal Marine Commando during the invasion of Sicily and Salerno; Capt; died 1978.
Presented to the Centre by the family in 1987.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
The collection comprises papers relating to the part played by 41 Royal Marine Commando in the Allied invasions of Sicily and Salerno, Italy, 1943, and includes the official war diary of the unit for both operations, as well as some intelligence summaries and photographs concerning Sicily, and War Office maps of southern Italy.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE
Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.
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 College Archivist.