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

PAGET, Sir Bernard (Charles Tolver) (1887-1961), General

Service biography
World War I 1914-1918; General Staff Officer Grade 1, Staff College, Quetta, India 1932-1934; War Office 1934-1936; Commander, Quetta Bde and Baluchistan District, India 1936-1937; Commandant, Staff College Camberley 1938-1939; World War II 1939-1945; Commander, 18 Div, and Commander in Norway 1939-1940; Chief of General Staff, Home Forces 1940; Commander-in-Chief South Eastern Command 1941; Commander-in-Chief Home Forces 1941-1943; Commander-in-Chief 21 Army Group, Jun-Dec 1943; Commander-in-Chief, Middle East Force 1944-1946; retired 1946

LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: The papers of Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart include correspondence with Paget 1935-1960 (ref: LH 1/562) BERKSHIRE RECORD OFFICE, READING: The papers of Ralph George Campbell Glyn, 1st Baron Glyn of Farnborough, include letters from Paget 1941-1946 (ref: c 26); IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM, LONDON: The microfilm papers of Gen Sir Cameron Gordon Graham Nicholson include an official report by Paget on Operation SICKLEFORCE, the attempt to base a squadron of RAF Gladiator fighter planes near Andalsnes, Norway, Apr-May 1940; JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY: The papers of Maj Gen Eric Edward Dorman-O'Gowan (formerly Dorman-Smith) include correspondence with Paget 1960-1961 concerning Operation SKYSCRAPER, the projected 1943 Allied invasion of North West Europe (ref; GOW/1/35); PRIVATE POSSESSION: Unspecified papers are retained by the family, according to Chris Cook, Jane Leonard and Peter Leese, The Longman guide to sources in contemporary British history, volume 2: individuals (Longmans, London, 1994)


Index terms
PLACES Scandinavia 1940

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