MANLY, Maj Laurence Arthur (b 1899)

Scope and Content

Photocopy of typescript account of service of 2 Lancashire Fusiliers in France and Belgium, 14 May-2 Jun 1940, notably their evacuation from Dunkirk, 30 May-2 Jun 1940, dated 14 Jun 1940.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1899; 2nd Lt, Lancashire Fusiliers, 1917; served in France and Belgium, 1918; Lt, 1919; served with Indian Signal Corps, 1924-1928; Capt, 1930; Staff Officer, India, 1930-1932; Adjutant, 1933-1936; Garrison Adjutant, 1937-1940; Maj, 1938; served in France, 1940.


1 file

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by Manly in 1985.

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.

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