Thomas Jameson papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection RUS 27
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Russian
  • Physical Description
      3 boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, maps, press cuttings, and printed material

Scope and Content

18 photographs (1914-1919); Photograph album of the British Naval Expedition to Siberia, Apr.-June 1919 (1919); 2 copies of same typescript address by Admiral Kolchak (9 Aug. 1919); Cyphers, devised and used during the British Naval Expedition to Siberia, Apr.-June 1919 (n.d.); Letters in Russian (1919); 3 manuscript letters and manuscript copy of telegram (27 May-2 Sep. 1919); 35 maps of Russian regions and one of Europe (1916-ca. 1919, n.d.); Typescript and manuscript army reports, notes, orders etc. (1919); Depot Orders (11 Mar. 1920); Supplement to The London Gazette (5 Mar. 1920); Several typescript, manuscript and published reports and recollections relating to the British Naval Expedition to Siberia, Apr.-June 1919 (27 May 1920, n.d.); 6 group photographs (n.d.); Letter from Corporal Sergeant A. Taylor (10 Dec. 1931); Letters from ex-service colleagues (20 Jan. 1961-2 July 1970); Royal Marines Historical Society publication Expedition to Serbia - 1919 (1987); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Apr. 1977); Press cuttings, including an obituary (13 June-7 July 1919, 2 June 1953-6 Jan 1968, n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Henry Jameson (b. 1894 at Foynaes, Limerick) trained at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. As Captain, Royal Marines, he served at Antwerp on the Western Front, at Gallipoli, with the Grand Fleet and in East and Central Russia. He was awarded the DSO (Distinguished Service Order). He also served in the Second World War, was awarded the CBE, and later became a Major General.

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Related Material

Tape 433: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Apr. 1977. See also GA: Antwerp.