Collection BLAGROVE, P - BLAGROVE, Capt Peter (1889-1969)

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BLAGROVE, Capt Peter (1889-1969)


  • 1969-1970 (Creation)
  • 1915-1917 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Copies of papers relating to his service in France, 1917, principally comprising orders and summaries of operations for Royal Field Artillery, 12 Div, 1917, orders, maps and timetables relating to trench mortar batteries on the Somme front, Jul-Sep 1917, and General Staff publications on wiring, signalling, the employment of guns and trench mortars captured from the enemy, and 2 Army operations, 1917; copies of correspondence, 1915-1917, 1969-1970, mainly letters written by Blagrove from the Somme front to his father, Col Henry John Blagrove, 1916-1917.

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1889; served in Royal Field Artillery Special Reserve, 1916-1920; 2nd Lt, 1916; served with Royal Field Artillery, 12 Div and X/12 Trench Mortar Battery in France, 1916-1918; Lt, 1917; died in 1969.

Custodial history

Copies made by the Centre in 1984 from originals loaned by the family.

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.

Related materials

The Centre also holds the papers of Blagrove's father, Col Henry John Blagrove (GB99 KCLMA Blagrove H J) and his sister-in-law, Superintendent Edith Gordon Blagrove (later Edith Gordon Brind, 2nd wife of Adm Sir (Eric James) Patrick Brind) (GB99 KCLMA Blagrove E G).

Related descriptions


Decorations: MC

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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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