Photocopy of a report on role of engineers of Far East Land Forces in Borneo, 1963, following the Brunei rebellion, 1962; and photocopy of a directive relating to recruitment and training within the Engineering Corps, 1968.
BOWRING, Maj Gen John Humphrey Stephen (b 1913)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Bowring
- Dates of Creation1963, 1968
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.5 box or 0.005 cubic metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born in 1913; educated at Downside, Royal Military Academy Woolwich and Trinity College, Cambridge; commissioned into the army in 1933; served in Palestine, 1936; India, 1937-40; Middle East, 1940-42; and India and Burma, 1942-46; British Military Mission to Greece, 1947-1950; UK, 1951-1955; Commander, Royal Engineers, 17 Gurkha Division, Malaya, 1955-1958; Col, General Staff, War Office, 1958-1961; Brig and Chief Engineer, Far East Land Forces, 1961-1964; Brigadier General Staff, Ministry of Defence, 1964-1965; Engineer-in-Chief, 1965-1968; Col, Gurkha Engineers, 1966-1971; Col Commandant, Royal Engineers, 1968-1973.
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Placed in the Centre by Bowring in 1991.
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