Papers relating to his military career, 1944-1952, dated [1944-1953], [1960-1980], comprising account of advanceof 2 Bn, Essex Regt through Northern France and Belgium, June-Oct 1944, notably covering the attack on Le Havre, 10 Sep 1944, writtenin , with appendix dated [1960-1980]; account of withdrawal of 2 Infantry Bde from Belgium and Northern France, May 1940,culminating in their evacuation from Dunkirk on 1 Jun 1940, written in [1944-1945]; notes on the allotment and loading of vehicles,Operation OVERLORD, June 1944; map of German defences at Le Havre, issued by [the War Office], 1944; map showing position of 51and 49 Div to the north of Le Havre, 7 Jun 1944, issued by the War Office, 1947; two accounts of the work of 1 Bn, The Queen's OwnRoyal West Kent Regt, in Malaya, 1952, written in .
ELLIOTT, Col Geoffrey Grahame (1909-1981)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Elliott
- Dates of Creation[1944-1953], [1960-1980]
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
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Born in 1909; 2nd Lt, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regt, 1931; Lt, 1933; ADC to Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Malta, 1936-1938; Capt, 1938; Adjutant, 1938-1940; Maj, 1946; General Staff Officer Grade 1, under Director of Land and Air Warfare, War Office, 1946-1948; Lt Col, 1952; General Staff Officer Grade 1, under Director of Mobile Defence Corps, 1955-1956; honorary Col and retired, 1958; died in 1981.
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