Papers of Major Edward G.C. Haigh

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (122) (Box 5)
  • Dates of Creation
      1941-1942, [1978-1984]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      96 ff.

Scope and Content

Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project,responses to aide-memoire, [1978-1984]; plan of operations of 12th AfricanDivision, Gondar campaign, 1941; The Abyssiniancampaigns...The official story of the conquest of Italian East Africa(London, H.M. Stationery Office, 1942).

Administrative / Biographical History

Major Edward G.C. Haigh served in the 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles,Kenya, 1939-1940, 2/3rd Battalion, Turkhana, Abyssinia,Kenya, 1940-1942, and 5/6th Battalion, Uganda, Abyssinia,Tanganyika and India, 1942-1945.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (122) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).