WINTOUR, Maj Gen Fitzgerald (1860-1949)

Scope and Content

Photocopies of memoir covering military service, 1860-1918; published account of Tochi Valley expedition, Afghanistan, 1897-1898; complaint relating to conditions in trenches, Western Front, World War One, 1915.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1860; entered Army, 1880; served in Egypt, 1882; Sudan, 1884-1885 and 1885-1886; Capt, Royal West Kent Regt, 1887; served on North West Frontier, India, 1897; served in Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1901; Maj, 1900; Lt Col, Norfolk Regt, 1904; Col, 1908; commanded brigade in France, World War One, 1914-1915; Deputy Assistant and Quarter Master General, Headquarters, 2 Army, 1915; retired, 1918; died in 1949.


Arranged in sections as in scope and content.

Access Information

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1990.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide available on line at, and Detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Corporate Names