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

GOSCHEN, Arthur Alec (1880-1975), Major General

Service biography
Joined Royal Artillery 1899; South African War 1899-1901; World War I 1914-1918; Royal Artillery Brig Maj, Home Forces and France 1915-1916; Instructor, Senior Officer School 1920-1921; Instructor (General Staff Officer Grade 1), Staff College Quetta, India 1925-1928; Garrison Commander and Commandant, Royal Artillery Depot, Woolwich 1929-1931; Brig Royal Artillery, Aldershot Command 1931-1934; Aide-de-camp to the King 1932-1934; Commandant Royal Military Academy, Woolwich 1934-1938; retired 1938; re-employed as Area Commander, World War II 1939-1941; Col Commandant Royal Horse Artillery 1942-1948

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON: Department of Sound Recordings has a recorded interview of Goschen by Thomas Pakenham, relating to Goschen's service in South African War 1899-1902, conducted as research for Pakenham's book, The Boer War (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1979); ROYAL ARTILLERY INSTITUTION, LONDON: Memoirs relating to World War I (ref: MD 430)


Index terms
SUBJECTS Boer War 1899-1902
PLACES South Africa 1899-1901; North West Europe 1915-1916; Western Front 1915-1916

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