Papers of Col. Desmond J. Bannister, MBE, MC

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (7) (Box 1)
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      100 ff.

Scope and Content

Personal data sheet, responses to aide-memoire, account of 1940-1941 East African campaign, [1978-1984].

Administrative / Biographical History

Col. Desmond Bannister, MBE, MC served in the 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles, inTanganyika, Kenya, Italian Somaliland and Abyssinia, 1936-1941.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (7) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).