Personal recollections of Kenneth Van der Spuy

Scope and Content

Photocopied published recollections, "The South African Aviation Corps" and its role in the South West Africa campaign, 1915.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kenneth Reid Van der Spuy, as a Major-General during the First World War saw active service with the RFC (Royal Flying Corps) and the RAF (Royal Air Force) on the Western Front, East Africa, German South West Africa and North Russia. In 1915 he was recalled to form the South African Aviation Corps for service in South West Africa.

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Access is unrestricted.


In English.

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Not Microfilmed.

Related Material

See Book section for autobiography of K.R. Van der Spuy, Chasing the Wind.