Papers of George K. Young, CB, CMG, MBE

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (309) (Box 19)
  • Dates of Creation
      [1940-1941?], [1978-1984]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      81 ff.

Scope and Content

Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project,responses to aide-memoire, [1978-1984]; xerox copy of letter of appointmentto the King's African Rifles from the Colonial Office, 1940 and of diary of wartimeexperiences, [1941]; map of 12 African Division's operations at Gondar,1941; photographs relating to King's African Rifles service, [1940-1941?].

Administrative / Biographical History

George K. Young, CB, CMG, MBE served with the King's African Rifles, 1940-[1941?], and as intelligence officer, Italian Somaliland, Abyssinia and Kenya, 1942-1943.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (309) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).