HOUGHTON-BROWN, Col Jack ([1905]-1982)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopy of 'Farmer-soldier', a typescript memoir covering his life and career, [1905]-1945, notably his training with the Territorial Army, 1924-1939, and his service with the Wiltshire Regt in the UK, 1939-1943, and India and Burma, 1943-1945, written in 1945.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in [1906] into farming family; educated at Berkhamstead School; joined Wiltshire Regt, Territorial Army, 1924; studied agriculture at Reading University, 1924-1925, and in Argentina, 1936-1937; served with Wiltshire Regt in UK, 1939-1943, and India and Burma,1943-1945; died in 1982.

Arrangement

Single item

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Photocopy made by the Centre in 1986 from original loaned by the family.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/archives/cats/, 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.