Foley, G.F. and H.F.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[280]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 boxes

Scope and Content

Letters home from H.F.F., 1933-1945 ; diary of H.F.F.'s voyage home from the Middle East accompanying 1,200 ex-P.O.W.s, 1945 ; texts of broadcasts; 610 photographs, chiefly oflife in Khartoum and the Nuba Mountains and of the Stores and Ordnance Department; newspaper cuttings; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

G.F. Foley: Western Arab Corps, Sudan Defence Force, 1920-1927 ; War Office, Khartoum, 1927-1930 ; Department of Economics and Trade and Stores and Ordnance Department, 1930-1946

Mrs. H.F. Foley: Hon. Sec. of the British Red Cross in the Sudan; Deputy Commissioner Sudan and Eritrea branch of the British Red Cross and St. John War Organisation of the Middle East, 1939-1945

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs H.F. Foley, 1985 & 1988


Part of : Sudan Archive

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Foley, Helen, Letters to her mother: war-time in the Sudan 1938-1945 (Castle Cary, 1992)