Oliver Locker-Lampson papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Original typescript draft of biography "Nothing To Offer But Blood", by his son, Stephen Locker-Lampson, the first few chapters being formed of Oliver Locker-Lampson's unfinished autobiography (n.d.); Portrait photograph (n.d.); Draft of a book by Lieutenant Patterson, the early chapters of which relate to his experiences with Locker-Lampson's RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service) Armoured Car Squadrons, 1916-1917 (n.d.); Typescript recollections by Chief Petty Officer C. J. Smith, with covering note, relating to his experiences with Locker-Lampson's RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service) Armoured Car Squadrons, 1916-1917 (n.d.); Typescript diary of Samuel Jackson Hanna, Adjutant to Locker-Lampson's RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service) Armoured Car Squadrons, 1915-1917 (26 Mar. 1915-31 Dec. 1916); Manuscript and typescript draft of a proposed book by Anthony Lord relating to his experiences with Locker-Lampson's RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service) Armoured Car Squadrons (n.d.); 85 photographs (n.d.); British Armoured Cars concert programme (20 May 1916); Report (Jan.-May 1916); Photostat copy of The Archangel Herald (14 Dec. 1915); 2 bound photocopies of published articles "With the Armoured Cars in Galicia" (n.d.); Photocopied article "With the Armoured Cars in Russia" by C. P. O. Checkley and H. J. Shepstone, written in Mar. 1918 (n.d.); Photocopied article "RN Armoured Car Division in Russia'" by Bryan Perrett (n.d.); Photocopied recollections "Condemned by the Kaiser" by O. S. Locker-Lampson, published in Lloyds Magazine (n.d.); Typescript recollections by O. S. Locker-Lampson, including an article regarding Marie, Queen of Roumania (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Oliver Stillingfleet Locker-Lampson (1880-1954) was born in London and educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, becoming first a lawyer and then a Member of Parliament before the outbreak of the First World War. He served on the Western Front and in Russia commanding No. 15 Squadron, RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service) Armoured Car Squadrons, 1914-1917. He also served with the Home Guard in the Second World War, and was awarded CMG and DSO (Distinguished Service Order).

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Many of the papers were placed in the Collection by Stephen Locker-Lampson (son).

Note

In English

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