Collection BRIGHT - BRIGHT, Brig Robert Henry (1912-1992)

Key Information

Reference code



BRIGHT, Brig Robert Henry (1912-1992)


  • 1947 (Creation)

Level of description



1 pamphlet

Scope and content

Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers vol 157, containing three articles on developments in internal combustion engines and gas turbines including 'The Development of Gas Turbine Power Plants for Traction Purposes in Germany' by Bright, 1947.

System of arrangement

Single item

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1912; 2nd Lt, Royal Tank Corps, 1932; Lt, Royal Tank Regt, 1935; Capt, 1940; Assistant Inspector, Mechanical Inspection Department, Ministry of Supply, 1940-1942; Inspector, Fighting Vehicles Department, 1942-1943; Assistant Director of Army Fighting Vehicles, 1943-1946; Maj, 1946; special appointment under Director General of Fighting Vehicles, 1946-1947; Assistant Director of Technical Services (Fighting Vehicles), Washington, 1947-1948; Technical Staff Officer Grade 1, British Joint Services Mission, Washington, 1948-1950; Technical Staff Officer Grade 1, Fighting Vehicles Department, Ministry of Supply, 1950-1952; Assistant Director of Inspection of Fighting Vehicles, 1952-1955; Lt Col, 1953; Deputy to Deputy Director, Fighting Vehicles Research and Development Establishment, 1955-1957; Col, 1956; Director of Inspection of Fighting Vehicles, 1957-1960; Director of Fighting Vehicles, War Office 1961-1962; died in 1992.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1994.

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

Off-campus collection

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Decorations: CBE

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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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