Papers of Major Walter S. Gimber

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (104) (Box 5)
  • Dates of Creation
      [1940s], [1978-1984]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      20 ff.

Scope and Content

Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project,responses to aide-memoire, [1978-1984]; photographs of King's African Rifles, [1940s], with list.

Administrative / Biographical History

Major Walter S. Gimber served in the 1/6th Battalion, King's African Rifles,Kenya and Madagascar, 1940-1943, 2nd Battalion, King's African Rifles, Burma,1944, and 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles, Uganda, 1945.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (104) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).