BROOKE, Lt Col Kenneth Read (1907-1998)

Scope and Content

One promotional videotape relating to The Scinde Horse (14th Prince of Wales's Own Cavalry), Indian Army, with items entitled 'The Scinde Horse sesquintennial', dated 16 Oct 1988, and 'Defenders of the dawn', dated 17 Nov 1988.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born 1907; commissioned into the Royal Tank Corps, 1927; Lt, 1930; served with The Scinde Horse (14th Prince of Wales's Own Cavalry), India; service on North West Frontier, India, 1936-1937; Capt, 1937; service with 11 Light Tank Company, Royal Tank Corps, Peshawar, Punjab, and Razmak, Waziristan, India, 1938-1939; served in India and Italy, World War Two, 1939-1945; Maj, 1944; Instructor, Indian Armoured Corps Fighting Vehicles School, India, 1946-1947; retired [1949]; Justice of the Peace; died 1998. Publications: The Scinde Horse (14th Prince of Wales's Own Cavalry), 1922-1947 (Scinde Horse Association, London, 1957).

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1999.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide available on-line at, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

1 VHS videotape

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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