Collection ANWYL - ANWYL, Rev Reginald A (1911-1983)

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ANWYL, Rev Reginald A (1911-1983)


  • [1975]-1983 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Memoir [written 1975-1983] covering the period 1940-1945, including details of his experiences in the Battle of Leros, Greece, 1943, as a POW, 1943 and in operations in North West Europe in 1944-1945 [second part of memoir is dated '1943-1945', but covers events of Jul 1944-1945]; copy of obituary from school magazine, 1983.

System of arrangement

1 file.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in Liverpool in 1911; ordained as a Roman Catholic priest, 1935; curate at St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham, 1935-1940; served as Army Chaplain, 1940-1945; POW, 1943; appointed to Monks Kirby, Warwickshire, 1946-1959, Hethe, Oxfordshire, 1959-1961 and Haunton, Staffordshire, 1961-1983; died in 1983.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1993.

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 July 1996

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People and Organisations

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Rules and/or conventions used

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


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