King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

Name
ACLAND, Arthur Nugent Floyer-(1885-1980), Lieutenant General

Service biography
Commissioned, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1907; France and Italy, World War I 1914-1918; Staff College 1921; Commander, 1 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1931-1934; Assistant Adjutant General, War Office 1934-1936; Commander, 3 (Jhelum) Infantry Bde, India 1936-1938; Waziristan, North West Frontier, India 1937-1938; Commander, 43 (Wessex) Div, Territorial Army 1938-1939; World War II 1939-1942; Military Secretary to Secretary of State for War 1940-1942; retired 1942

Papers
DORSET RECORD OFFICE, DORCHESTER: Bound narrative of World War I experiences, based on letters home to his wife (typed up in 1979: duplicate copy held in Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Museum and Imperial War Museum); DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY MUSEUM, BODMIN: Bound narrative of World War I experiences, based on letters home to his wife (typed up in 1979: duplicate copy held in Imperial War Museum and Dorset Record Office); IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON: Bound narrative of World War I experiences, based on letters home to his wife (typed up in 1979: duplicate copy held in Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Museum and Dorset Record Office); LIDDLE COLLECTION, LEEDS UNIVERSITY: Extracts from letters to his wife 1914-1918; taped interview relating to his World War I service on the Western Front and in Italy (recorded in 1974)

Publications

Index terms
SUBJECTS
PLACES North West Europe 1914-1918
NAMES born Arthur Nugent Acland; changed name to Floyer-Acland in 1927

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