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

WILSON, Sir Henry Fuller Maitland (1859-1941), Lieutenant General

Service biography
Joined Rifle Bde 1878; Afghanistan 1878-1879; Mahsud-Waziri expedition, North West Frontier, India 1881; Aide de camp to Maj Gen, Bengal, India 1887-1889; Adjutant, Militia 1892-1897; South African War 1899-1902; relief of Ladysmith 1900; Assistant Adjutant General and General Staff Officer Grade 1, 6th Div, Southern Army, India 1907-1911; Commander, 12 Infantry Bde, Eastern Command and British Expeditionary Force (BEF) 1912-1914; World War I 1914-1918; Commander, 4 Div, British Expeditionary Force (BEF) 1914-1915; Commander, 12 Army Corps, British Expeditionary Force (BEF) and British Salonika Force 1915-1919; Commander, Allied Forces in Constantinople, Turkey 1919; retired 1921; Col Commandant, 2 Bn Rifle Regt 1921-1929

LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: The papers of Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart include correspondence with Wilson 1934-1938 (ref: LH 2W/158/1-3)

OTHER_PAPERS No other papers have been traced

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Last updated:NAMES Gen Sir Hugh Henry Gough (father-in-law); FM Henry Maitland Wilson, 1st Baron Wilson of Libya and Stowlandtoft (nephew)

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