Wilmot Vickers papers

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection IND 40
  • Dates of Creation
      1910-2000
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs (partly photocopy), and printed material.  Includes a sketch map.

Scope and Content

4 photographs and 2 photocopied colour photographs (1910-1913, nd); Extract of chapter "Aden" by C.T. Atkinson from The Empire at War Volume V (nd); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (April 1978); Obituary (September 1987); Notes and sketch map relating to Aden (nd); Biography Vulneror non vincor, by P.J.H. Vickers (son) (2000).

Administrative / Biographical History

Wilmot G.H. Vickers (1890-1987) was born in Belgaum, India, educated at the United Services College, Westward Ho!, and commissioned from Sandhurst in 1910. As a 2nd Lieutenant, 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Bombay Lancers, he served in Aden, Mesopotamia, and the North-West Frontier of India. He later became a Major General.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The biography was placed in the Collection by P.J.H. Vickers (son) in January 2000. See Research Correspondence File.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Related Material

Tapes 492 and 498: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in April 1978.