Papers of Major James Gordon, MBE

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (113) (Box 5)
  • Dates of Creation
      1950s-[c1964], [1978-1984]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      30 ff., 2 items

Scope and Content

Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, [1978-1984];photographs relating to service in the King's African Rifles, 1950s; circular letterfrom Major Dimoline concerning mutinies among African troops, [c1964], programmefor presentation of Colours to the 5th, 7th and 23rd Battalions, King's AfricanRifles, July 1955.

Administrative / Biographical History

Major James Gordon, MBE served with the 5th Battalion, King's African Rifles,Kenya, 1953-1959.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (113) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).