H.V. Bragg papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection MES 015
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, and printed material; Includes medals, ribbons, and regimental buttons.

Scope and Content

Medals, ribbons and regimental buttons (1914-1920); Manuscript letter to his grandmother (nd); Published extract "Normal Formations in the Attack" by H.V. Bragg (nd); Typescript 'Report on Siege of Rumaithah', 1920 (nd); Typescript 'The Adventures of Ali Kuli Khan' (nd); Cigarette card album "Military Uniforms of the British Empire Overseas" (nd); Booklet "The Alamein Memorial, 1939-1945: Introduction to the Register" (1954); Miscellaneous papers relating to The Jat Regiment Officer's Association (May 1981-April 1982).

Administrative / Biographical History

H.Vyner Bragg was a Captain, later Major, 99th Infantry, Indian Army, and 9th Jat Regiment, serving in Mesopotamia. He also served in the Second World War and was killed in action at El Alamein.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by R.H. Bragg (son). See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See AIR 042: Bragg, EW (brother). See also AIR 043: Bragg, RR (brother). See also Book Section for his publications The Insurrection in Mesopotamia and History of the 9th Jat Regiment. See also 1939-1945 Section: Museum Section: BA 24 for his cane.

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