Collection ALLWOOD - ALLWOOD, Sqn Ldr D Peter (1918-1998)

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ALLWOOD, Sqn Ldr D Peter (1918-1998)


  • 1950 (Creation)
  • 1945 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Thirty one captioned photographs of RAF Tebrau, Malaya, 1945; two typescript essays, written by Allwood in 1950, on improving bombing accuracy, and the advantages and disadvantages of the New Trade Structure from the airman's point of view.

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1918; joined RAF as Apprentice Clerk, Ruislip, Middlesex, 1935; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; trained as Pilot, Florida, USA, 1941; commissioned as Pilot Officer, 1942; Flying Instructor, Florida, USA, 1942; service with Bomber Command and piloted Avro Lancasters on bombing raids over Germany, 1943-1944; awarded DFC [1943]; service in RAF Tebrau, Malaya, 1945; Flight Lt, 1946; served in Australia and Singapore; retired as Sqn Ldr, 1952; died 1998.

Custodial history

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1999.

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, via the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Finding aids

This collection level description.

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Compiled Aug 1999

Alternative identifier(s)

People and Organisations

Genre access points

Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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