BROWN, Lt Col Arthur Brian (1902-1985)

Scope and Content

Papers relating to his military career, 1922, [1948], 1950, including letter from Maj Gen W Robb relating to Brown's retirement from King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, [1948]; two letters of thanks and congratulation from Gen Sir Allan Francis John Harding, Commander-in-Chief, Far East Land Forces, 1950; two photographs of Brown in Malaya during Operation NAWAB, [1947-1951], one with Harding, the other in the jungle near Guron.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1902; 2nd Lt, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 1923; Lt, 1925; served on North West Frontier of India 1930-1931; Capt, 1935; Maj, 1940; served with Sudan Defence Force, 1943-1943; served in Normandy, 1944, and Germany, 1945-1947; Lt Col, 1947; served in Malaya, 1947-1951; died in 1985.


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Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1986.

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