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
MCHARDY, Alexander Anderson (1868-1958), Major General

Service biography
Joined Royal Artillery 1888; North West Frontier, India 1897-1898; South African War 1899-1902; Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Intelligence 1900-1902; Staff Officer for POWs, South Africa 1902-1903; service in Somaliland with Boer contingent 1903; Staff Capt, North West District, Welsh and Midland Command, Western Command 1904-1908; Deputy Assistant Adjutant & Quartermaster General, 2 Div, Aldershot 1909-1911; General Staff Officer Grade 2, South China 1913-1914; World War I 1914-1918; Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General, 28 Div 1914-1915; Assistant Adjutant & Quartermaster General, 9 Div 1915-1916; Deputy Adjutant and Quartermaster General, 7 Army Corps, France 1916-1918; Deputy Adjutant and Quartermaster General, 8 Army Corps, France 1918-1919; Controller of surplus stores and salvage, War Office 1919-1922; Maj Gen in charge of Administration, Constantinople 1922; Director of Movements and Quarterings, War Office 1923-1927; Maj Gen in charge of Administration, Southern Command 1927-1930; retired 1930; Col Commandant, Royal Artillery 1934-1938; Air Raid Precautions Sub-Controller, World War II 1939-1945

Papers
ROYAL ARTILLERY INSTITUTION: Papers (ref: MD/1155) including; letters home from the Indian frontier 1897-1898; letters home from the South African War 1899-1902; letters home from Somaliand 1903; letters home from the Western Front 1915-1919

Publications

Index terms
SUBJECTS Boer War 1899-1902
PLACES South Asia 1897-1898; South Africa 1899-1902; East Africa 1903; Somalia 1903
NAMES

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