JAMES, Lt Col Noel (1910-1985)

Scope and Content

Typescript account of his experiences during the Japanese attack on Singapore and his subsequent escape to Sumatra, Jan-Feb 1942, written in [1948].

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1910; 2nd Lt, Royal West Kent Regt, 1935; appointed to Indian Army Ordnance Corps, 1937; Commanding Officer Ordnance, Ammunition Dumps, Singapore, 1942; died in 1985.


1 file

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1987.

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.


Date of compilation: Aug 1996