GREEVES, Maj Gen Stuart (1897-1989)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Notes on his war experiences, primarily concerning living conditions during his service in the trenches in France and Belgium, 1914-1918, but with occasional reference to his service in Burma, [1943-1945], written at the request of an American researcher in [1980-1981], with covering letter to the Centre, 1981.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1897; educated at Northampton School; joined 7 Bn Northamptonshire Regt as a volunteer, Sep 1914; served with Northamptonshire Regt and Lancashire Fusiliers in France and Belgium, 1915-1918; Lt, 1918; joined Indian Army, 1918; Capt, 1922; Bde Maj, Wana, North West Frontier, India, 1932-1936; Maj, Royal Indian Army Service Corps, 1935; General Staff Officer Grade 2, Rawalpindi District, 1939; General Staff Officer Grade 1, India, 1941; Lt Col, 1943; served in Burma, [1943-1945]; Col, 1946; Maj Gen, 1947; retired, 1957; died in 1989.

Arrangement

1 file

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by Greeves in 1981.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/archives/cats/, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

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.