HICKS, Lt Col Garnet Elgar (1907-1998)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Forty five photographs, mostly captioned, relating to Hicks' military career, 1933-1949, notably including the North West Frontier, India, 1933-1934, officers at Staff College, Haifa, Palestine, 1940, the Allied Victory Parade, Berlin, Germany, 1946, and service in Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1948-1949.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born 1907; served in ranks, [1927-1931]; commissioned into 1 Bn, The Devonshire Regt, 1931; service in Quetta and Razmak, North West Frontier, India, 1933-[1936]; Lt, 1934; served with 2 Bn, The Devonshire Regt, Dover, Kent, 1937; Garrison Adjutant, Dover, Kent, 1937-1939; Capt, 1938; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; service in Malta, 1939-1940; attended Staff College, Haifa, Palestine, 1940; acting Maj, 1941; service in North West Europe, 1945-1946; Maj, 1946; served in Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1948-1949; Hon Lt Col, 1954; retired 1954; died 1998.

Arrangement

1 file

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1999.

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.

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.

Corporate Names