HUMPHREYS, Lt Leonard E

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Typescript account of his service in France and with A Battery, 190 Bde, Royal Field Artillery, 8 Jun 1917 and 21 Mar-5 Apr 1918, notably action at Messines, 8 Jun 1917, and the defence of Bucquoy, Mar 1918, including copies of extracts from his diary, with particular reference to the death of Maj Geoffrey Neame, written in [1964-1982].

Administrative / Biographical History

Served in France and Belgium with Royal Field Artillery, 1916-1918; Lt, 1918; served Second World War in North Africa and Middle East.

Arrangement

Single item

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by Humphreys in 1982.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/archives/cats/, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Separated Material

The Imperial War Museum and Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich hold papers relating to his service in World War One and World War Two. Durham University Library (Oriental Studies Section) holds a small collection relating to his service in Sudan and Eritrea during World War Two. University of British Columbia, Vancouver holds a small collection relating to his service in World War One.

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.