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
BECK, Edward Archibald (1880-1974), Major General

Service biography
Commissioned Royal Scots Fusilliers 1900; served in South Africa with 2 Bn and 12 Bn Mounted Infantry 1899-1902; Egyptian Army 1909-1912; World War I 1914-1918; Chief Instructor, Small Arms School, Hythe 1925-1929; Commander 2 Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1929-1932; operations, North West Frontier, India 1930-1931; Instructor, Senior Officers' School, Sheerness 1932-1933; General Staff Officer Grade 1, Scottish Command 1933-1934; Commander 2 Infantry Bde, Aldershot 1935-1936; Director of Personal Services, War Office 1938-1940; Commander 9 (Highland) Div 1940; retired 1940; Commander, Perthshire Home Guard 1940-1945

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