South African Army

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopy of account of activities of No 1 Company Indian and Malay Corps (No 101 South African Reserve Motor Transport Company), Aug 1940- July 1941; including training in Kenya, Sep-Dec 1940, return to South Africa, Dec 1940, following decision to make the Company 100% Indian, active service in Somaliland Campaign Feb-Aug 1941.

Administrative / Biographical History

No 1 Company Indian and Malay Corps (No 101 South African Reserve Motor Transport Company was established in Natal in 1939, and left for South Africa for active service in Kenya, Sep 1940. The Company returned to South Africa in Dec 1940, and took part in the Somaliland Campaign in 1941.

Arrangement

Single item

Conditions Governing Access

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Acquisition Information

Presented to ICS by Baruch Hirson, 1986 with 'no provenance'.

Other Finding Aids

None

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or to quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Location of Originals

Not known

Corporate Names