Personal recollections of Humphrey Stronge

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopied typescript recollections, extracted from memoirs, of the campaign in the Northern Cameroons and service in the Yola Column, 1914-1915 (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

Humphrey Cecil Travell Stronge (1891-?), a Brigadier, was educated at the Royal Military College Sandhurst and seconded as an officer to the West African Frontier Force in 1914. He served in the Cameroons, German East Africa, and the Western Front, 1914-1918. Later he was the British Military Attache in Prague, 1938. Others of his papers have been deposited in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and the Imperial War Museum, London.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by H.R. Stilwell (son-in-law) in 1977. See Research Correspondence File.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

West Africa catalogue (Cameroons and Togoland) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Related Material

Other papers of Brigadier H.C.T. Stronge have been deposited in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and the Imperial War Museum, London.