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
WHEELER, (Thomas) Norman (Samuel) (1915-1990), Major General

Service biography
Commissioned, Royal Ulster Rifles 1935; Intelligence Officer, 2 Bn, Royal Ulster Rifles, Palestine 1937-1939; World War II 1939-1945; Bde Maj, 38 Irish Bde 1941-1942; Middle East Force 1942-1943; British Military Mission to Albania 1943-1944; 2 Bn, Royal Ulster Rifles 1944-1945; Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General, 6 Airborne Div, Palestine 1945-1946; Airborne Establishment 1946-1947; Military Assistant to Adjutant General to the Forces 1949-1950; UK Services Liaison Staff, Australia 1951-1952; General Staff Officer Grade 1 and Colonel, General Staff, Northern Army Group Headquarters and British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) Headquarters, West Germany 1954-1957; Commander, 1 Bn, Royal Ulster Rifles, Cyprus Rebellion 1958-1959; 39 Infantry Bde Group, Northern Ireland 1960-1962; Chief of Staff, 1 (British) Corps, British Army of the Rhine (BAOR), West Germany 1962-1963; General Officer Commanding 2 Div 1964-1966; Chief of Staff, Contingencies Planning, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers, Europe 1966-1969; Chief of Staff, British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) Headquarters, West Germany 1969-1971; retired 1971

Papers
LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: 'Notes on tactical lessons of the Palestine Rebellion, 1936' compiled from extracts from General Officer Commanding 5 Div's report on operations in Palestine 1936, issued by the War Office, 1937

Publications
OTHER_PAPERS Wheeler informed LHCMA in 1990 that the rest of his papers were destroyed in a fire in Northern Ireland in 1968

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