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

JOLLY, Sir Alan (1910-1977), General

Service biography
Service on North West Frontier, India 1936-1937; World War II 1939-1945; Commander, 144 Royal Armoured Corps and 4 Royal Tank Regt, North West Europe 1944-1945; Deputy Quartermaster General, British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) 1957-1959; General Officer Commanding 5 Div 1959-1960; General Officer Commanding 1 Div 1960-1961; Chief of Staff, Southern Command Headquarters 1961-1962; Vice Quartermaster General, War Office 1962-1964; Commander, Far East Land Forces 1964-1966; Quartermaster General, War Office 1966-1969

LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: The papers of Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart include correspondence with Jolly 1946-1968, relating chiefly to Jolly's Blue flash: the story of an armoured regiment (Alan Jolly, London, 1952), and to Liddell Hart's The tanks: the history of the Royal Tank Regiment (Cassell, London, 1959) (ref: LH 9/28/44)


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