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

EGERTON, Sir George Le Clerc (1852-1940), Admiral

Service biography
joined RN 1866; Arctic expedition 1875-1876; Naval Attaché, Europe 1893; Naval Bde, Mombassa 1895; Zanzibar 1896; Benin expedition 1897; Second in Command Atlantic Fleet 1906-1907; Commander-in-Chief Cape of Good Hope 1908-1910; Second Sea Lord of the Admiralty 1911-1912; Commander-in-Chief Plymouth 1913-1916; World War I 1914-1916; retired 1916

Executors informed the Centre in 1983 that they knew of no papers IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON: The papers of Adm Sir Dudley Rawson de Chair (ref: P38-41) include two letters from Egerton 1898-1912; LIDDLE COLLECTION, LEEDS UNIVERSITY: Desk diaries 1913-1916, including some correspondence; NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, LONDON: Letters from Egerton to Alice O'Brien 1875-1986 (ref: MS 84/067); SCOTT POLAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: Journals 1875-1876; correspondence 1889-1920 (ref: MS 174, 1342)


Index terms
SUBJECTS Arctic exploration 1875-1876
NAMES Maj Gen Caledon Egerton (father); R Adm Brian Egerton (son)

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