Papers of George H.H. Coles

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (48) (Box 3)
  • Dates of Creation
      [c1950s], [1978-1984]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      38 ff., 2 items

Scope and Content

Personal data sheet, correspondence with the Oxford Development RecordsProject, responses to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984]; photographs and leafletsrelating to the King's African Rifles, [c1950s].

Administrative / Biographical History

George H.H. Coles served in the 4th Battalion, King's African Rifles, in Somalia,Kenya and Uganda, 1949-1953 and in Uganda, 1955-1957, and in the East AfricanTraining Corps, Kenya, 1953-1955.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (48) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).