ISACKE, Maj Gen Hubert (1872-1943)

Scope and Content

54 manuscript, narrative diaries, relating to Isacke's career in the UK, India, South Africa and France, 1893-1943.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born 1872; educated at King's School, Canterbury, Kent, and Royal Military College, Sandhurst; commissioned into The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 1892; served with Malakand Field Force, North West Frontier, India, 1897-1898; Second Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902; Capt, 1902; Brevet Maj, 1902; General Staff Officer 2, War Office, 1910-1912; Maj, 1912; Brevet Lt Col, 1913; Staff College, Quetta, India, 1913-1914; served in World War One, 1914-1918; Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General, Meerut Div, BEF (British Expeditionary Force), 1914-1915; General Staff Officer 1, 14 Div, 1915-1916; awarded CMG, 1915; Director of Staff Duties and Training, Army Headquarters, India, 1916-1920; Col, 1917; awarded CSI, 1919; Bde Commander, India, 1920-1923; awarded CB, 1922; Maj Gen, 1923; District Commander, India, 1925-1927; commanded 56 (1 London) Div, Territorial, Army 1927-1931; retired 1931; died 1943.


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Access Information

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.

Acquisition Information

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1983.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Corporate Names