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.
Papers of Major James Gordon, MBE
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (113) (Box 5)
- Dates of Creation1950s-[c1964], [1978-1984]
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description30 ff., 2 items
Scope and Content
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).