Arthur Clough papers

Scope and Content

Photocopied typescript recollections of the First World War to 1939 (nd); bundle of photocopied newspaper cuttings about action in the Cameroons (1914-1915); typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (1986); 2 obituary notices (1989).

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Butler Clough (1888-1989), a Brigadier, was born in Lanarkshire, educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1909. He was a Lieutenant in Nigeria at the outbreak of the war in 1914 and was sent to the Cameroons. He was sent home from West Africa in 1916, and served on the Western Front until the end of the war.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Angela Perkins (daughter). See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

West Africa catalogue (Cameroons and Togoland)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tape 865: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in 1986.