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.
HICKS, Lt Col Garnet Elgar (1907-1998)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Hicks
- Dates of Creation1933-1949
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
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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-; 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.
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