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

MILES, Sir Herbert Scott Gould (1850-1926), Lieutenant General

Service biography
Joined Army 1869; barrister, Inner Temple 1880; Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General, War Office 1889-1893; Assistant Adjutant General, Aldershot 1893-1898; Commandant, Staff College 1898-1899; Deputy Adjutant General and Chief of Staff, Natal Field Force, South African War 1899-1900; Commandant, Staff College 1900-1903; commanding troops in Cape Colony District 1903-1904; Director of Recruiting and and Organisation, Headquarters 1904-1908; Quartermaster General and third military member of the Army Council 1908-1912; Col, Royal Munster Fusiliers 1912-1926; Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Gibraltar 1913-1918; retired 1919

CHRIST CHURCH COLLEGE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Papers including correspondence as Commander-in-Chief, Gibraltar 1912-1918, chiefly congratulations on appointment and honours; brief personal correspondence with FM Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, and with FM Edmund (Henry Hyman) Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby of Megiddo and Felixstowe 1923-1924


Index terms
PLACES Southern Europe 1912-1918

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