GUETERBOCK, Brig Ernest Adolphus Leopold (1897-1984)

Scope and Content

Photocopy of typescript account of his work with Future Operations Planning Section of the Joint Planning Staff, War Office, 1940-1941, [1941].

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1897; 2nd Lt, Royal Engineers, 1917; Lt, 1918; served in Iraq operations, 1919-1920, and in Malabar, 1921-1922; Capt, 1926; Adjutant, 1927-1930; General Staff Officer Grade 3, India, 1933-1935; Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General, India, 1935-1937; Maj, 1936; General Staff Officer Grade 2, Staff College, India, 1937-1940; head of Future Operations Planning Section of Joint Planning Staff, War Office, 1940-1941; Lt Col, 1942; honorary Brig and retired, 1947; died in 1984.


Single item

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1985.


Date of compilation: Aug 1996

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at, published 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.

Additional Information

Date of compilation: Aug 1996