Typescript lecture notes on the training of officers, School of Military Engineering, Chatham, Kent ; typescript memorandum by Young entitled 'Notes on Engineer intelligence', 1943; typescript notes by Young on the effects of bombing on port facilities in North Africa, 1943; typescript article by Young entitled 'The development of land mine warfare', 1944; typescript notes by Young entitled 'In Macedonia, 1916-1917', written in 1946, with a manuscript letter from Lt Col Anthony Heritage Farrar-Hockley, Commanding Officer 3 Bn, The Parachute Regt, thanking Young for the use of the notes, 1962; typescript volume entitled 'The Brigade Headquarter's Story. The story of the 130th Brigade HQ (43rd Wessex Division) 1939-1946', edited by S G M Liddle, with four photographs and typescript list of former 130 Bde officers, 1951; correspondence relating to Young's appointment as Hon Col, 121 Army Engineer Regt, Royal Engineers, Territorial Army, 1952-1959; edition of Salonika memories 1915-1919 by G E Willis (Salonika Reunion Association, Newbury Weekly News, Newbury, 1969); edition of Ten Chapters 1942 to 1945 by FM Sir Bernard Law Montgomery (Hutchinson, London, 1946); articles from The Royal Engineers Journal, 1932-1934, including article by Young entitled 'The diary of an RE subaltern with the BEF in 1914'.
YOUNG, Maj Gen Bernard Keith (1892-1969)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Young B K
- Dates of Creation1932-1969
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 files
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Born 1892; educated at Wellington College and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; commissioned into the Corps of Royal Engineers, 1912; Lt, 1914; served in World War One, 1914-1918; service on Western Front, Salonika, Greece and Palestine, 1914-1918; acting Capt, Royal Engineers, Territorial Force, 1916-1917; served in Salonika, 60 (London) Div, 1916-1917; Adjutant, Territorial Force, 1916-1918; Capt, 1917; awarded MC, 1917; Egyptian Expeditionary Force, Palestine, 1917-1918; served with Egyptian Army, Sudan, 1918-1919; Maj, 1928; Deputy Assistant Director of Works, War Office, 1931-1933; Chief Instructor, General Staff Officer 2, Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, 1933-1936; Brevet Lt Col, 1934; Lt Col, 1936; Col, 1937; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; Assistant Adjutant General, War Office, 1939-1940; temporary Brig, 1940; commanded Infantry Bde, 1940-1941; acting Maj Gen, 1941; Chief Engineer, Allied Forces, 1941-1945; served in Middle East, 1942; temporary Maj Gen, 1943; British North Africa Force and Allied Forces Headquarters, 1943; awarded CBE, 1943; retired 1945; Hon Col, 120 Construction Regt, Royal Engineers, Territorial Army, 1948-1950; Director General, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, 1950-1959; Hon Col, 121 Army Engineer Regt, Royal Engineers, Territorial Army, 1952-1959; died 1969.
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