Collection BALFOUR - BALFOUR, R Adm George Ian Mackintosh (1912-1999)

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BALFOUR, R Adm George Ian Mackintosh (1912-1999)


  • 1944 (Creation)

Level of description



0.05 box or 0.05 cubic metres

Scope and content

Photocopies of reports relating to the role of HMS SCOURGE in Operations NEPTUNE and OVERLORD, Jun 1944, France.

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1912; educated at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, joined Royal Navy in 1925; served in China, 1930-1932 and South Africa, 1935-1937; commanded destroyers during World War Two on various stations; served in the Mediterranean, 1948; Far East, 1949-1950 and USA, 1951-1953; Capt (D), 2 Destroyer Flotilla, 1956-1958, Director of Officer Appointments, 1958-1959 and Senior Naval Member, Imperial Defence College, 1960-1963; retired in 1963; died 1999.

Custodial history

Placed in the Centre by Balfour in 1990.

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

Script of material

Uploaded finding aid

Existence and location of originals

The originals are retained by R Adm Balfour.

Off-campus collection

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Compiled June 1996, updated 2016

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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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