Sir Patrick Coghill Collection

Scope and Content

Diary and notes, 1941-1945 (bound typed version and original 3 vols. of notebooks; autobiography ‘Before I Forget’ (bound photocopy). Photographic Collection.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Marmaduke Nevill Patrick Somerville Coghill (1896-1981) Baronet

Born 18 March 1896. Educated Haileybury. Joined Royal Artillery in 1915 and served in France until the armistice and afterwards in Turkey and Iraq. Succeeded father, 1921. Commanded 86th (Hertfordshire Yeomanry), Fd Regt RA TA, 1939-1941 and served in the Middle East, 1941-1945. Col., Arab Legion, Jordan, 1952-1956. Died 6 January 1981.

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Archivist's Note

Fonds level description created by Clare Brown 13 Aug 1998 and revised by Debbie Usher 9 January 2006. Item level description created by Debbie Usher 9 January 2006

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