Mortimer Kilford papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Commission certificate (17 November 1916); Cartoon, in colour (nd); Officer's service record (20 October 1916-17 February 1920); 2 medals, boxed, with miniature copies (1914-1919); 3 memoranda from Port Office, Tanooma (27 December 1919, 24 February 1920); Typescript letter from War Office (25 October 1920); 57 photographs (1919, nd); Typescript letter from Mrs Joan Tabor (donor) to Peter Liddle (24 February 1990).

Administrative / Biographical History

Mortimer Douglas Kilford, born in 1894, was a Lieutenant, later Captain, Royal Engineers, serving in Mesopotamia as a surveyor for the port of Basra, September 1916-February 1920, and in India.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs J. Tabor (daughter). See Research Correspondence File.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.