LATHBURY, Lt Col John Frank Fyson (1911-1985)

Scope and Content

Papers relating to his life and military career, 1919, 1931, 1945-1950, particularly his service in South East Asia in World War Two, notably including 'Order of the day' by Lt Gen Sir Montagu George North Stopford, Commander of 33 Indian Corps, relating to the Battle of Mandalay, Burma, Jan-Mar 1945, dated 21 Mar 1945.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1911; 2nd Lt, Royal Engineers, 1931, Lt, 1934; employed under Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1936; Capt, 1939; served in South East Asia in World War Two; died in 1985.


1 file

Access Information

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1986

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.