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

RENTON, James Malcolm Leslie (1898-1972), Major General

Service biography
Joined Rifle Bde 1916; World War I 1914-1918; Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Iraq Levies 1922-1927; Burma Defence Force 1938; World War II 1939-1945; Commander, 2 Bn Rifle Bde 1940-1941; with Officer Cadet Training Unit, Middle East 1941-1942; 7 Motor Bde Group 1942; 7 Armoured Div 1942; Senior Officer School 1943-1944; Head of British Military Mission and Inspector General Iraqi Army 1944-1948; retired 1948

MIDDLE EAST CENTRE, ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY: Papers relating to Iraq, including; papers relating to his service with the Iraq Levies 1922-1927; papers relating to the British Military Mission to the Iraqi Army 1944-1948; lecture on the Iraqi Army 1948; ROYAL ARTILLERY INSTITIUTION, LONDON: Renton's contributions to a draft biography of Maj Gen John Charles Campbell, 'First In, Last Out and Ever Ready to go', edited by Francis Cooke (ref: MD/2130)


Index terms
SUBJECTS intelligence 1944-1948
PLACES Middle East 1922-1927; Middle East 1944-1948

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