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
UNIACKE, Sir Herbert Crofton Campbell (1866-1934), Lieutenant General

Service biography
Commissioned, Royal Artillery 1885; Chief Instructor, School of Gunnery for Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery 1913-1914; Commandant, School of Instruction, Shoeburyness 1914; World War I 1914-1918; in charge of 5 Bde, Royal Horse Artillery, British Expeditionary Force (BEF), France 1914-1915; General Officer Commanding Royal Artillery, 5 Corps 1915-1916; General Officer Commanding Royal Artillery, 3 Corps 1916; Maj Gen, Royal Artillery Reserve Army, British Army in France 1916-1918; General Officer Commanding Royal Artillery, 5 Army, May-Jul 1918; Deputy Inspector General of Training, British Armies in France and Flanders 1918-1919; General Officer Commanding Lines of Communication, France and Flanders 1919; General Officer Commanding 1 Indian Division 1920-1924; General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, India 1924; Col Commandant, Royal Regt of Artillery 1927-1930; Lt of Tower of London 1927-1931; retired 1932

Papers
ROYAL ARTILLERY INSTITUTION, LONDON: Papers 1916-1919 (12 files, ref: MD/1160), including; Royal Artillery 3 Corps orders issued before battle of the Somme 1916; papers relating to operations 1917; papers relating to training, and training notes with reports on operations 1918; papers relating to artillery command and cooperation with infantry 1918; papers relating to artillery tactics and anti-tank defence; papers relating to 5th Army operations 1918; account of 17th Div operations Aug-Nov 1918; notes on counter bombardment, artillery intelligence, survey locating, air co-operation and balloons; proposals for post-war re-organisation of the Royal Artillery 1918-1919; Uniacke's lectures on Artillery employment; files on demobilization and on location of British Army units 1918-1919

Publications

Index terms
SUBJECTS
PLACES Western Front 1916-1918; North West Europe 1916-1918
NAMES

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