Collection BRIDE - BRIDE, Maj George Frederic (1912-1987)

Key Information

Reference code



BRIDE, Maj George Frederic (1912-1987)


  • 1912-[1980] (Creation)

Level of description



1 box

Scope and content

Papers of Major George Frederic Bride, 1912-[1945], comprising a copy of Bride's memoir, photograph album and Ministry of Information publications relating to his World War Two career, serving in Palestine, Sudan and Eritrea; map of Cairo and Suez area (scale 1:250,000, Geographical Section, General Staff, War Office, 1933), and map of Cairo and surrounding area (scale 1: 1,000,000, Geographical Section, General Staff, War Office, 1934).

System of arrangement

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born, 1912; educated, King Edwards Grammar School, Birmingham, 1924; journalist at Birmingham Mail; entered the Prison Service, 1938; Territorial Army; 6 Cavalry Brigade, 1939; Palestine, 1940; Western Desert Force, 1940; attached to the Sudan Government, survey of overland routes from Uganda to Sudan; Inspector of Prisons, Eritrea, 1941-1944; British Army on the Rhine, 1945; Prison Service; died, 1987.

Custodial history

Received by the Centre, Jan 2008.

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.

Existence and location of originals

Original memoir returned to the depositor.

Off-campus collection

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Existence and location of copies

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London

Related descriptions

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.


Archivist's note

Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Accession area