FIELDING-MOULD, Lt Col Reginald Horace (1898-1987)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers relating to his military career, 1917-1945, comprising audio cassette recordings of his reminiscences about his service in France and Belgium, 1918, Turkey, 1922-1923, Hong Kong, 1930, India, 1935, 1942-1945, including 5th Afghan War, 1935, and France, 1940, including the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk, May-Jun 1940, and his experiences in the Territorial Army, 1936-1940, [1940]; four photographs relating to Chanak Crisis, 1922; two manuscript obituaries of Fielding-Mould, written by Henry Thoresby, Fielding-Mould's nephew, for [regimental and school magazines], 1987.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1898; educated at Haileybury College and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; 2nd Lt, Royal Artillery, 1917; served in France and Belgium, 1918; Lt, 1919; served in Turkey with Gen Sir Charles Harington Harington's peacekeeping force, 1922-1923; Capt, 1930; served in Hong Kong, 1930; Adjutant, 1930-1933; served in India in 5th Afghan War, 1935; Maj, 1938; Adjutant, 56 Bde (Cinque Ports), Territorial Army, 1936-1940; served in France, 1940; Commanding Officer, 123 Regt, India, 1942-1945;sent to China to advise on the establishment of an artillery school for Gen Chiang Kai-shek's forces; died in 1987

Arrangement

1 file, 2 audio cassette tapes.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1988.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lhcma/top.htm, and 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 originalmaterial should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

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