Collection BROOKE, KR - BROOKE, Lt Col Kenneth Read (1907-1998)

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BROOKE, Lt Col Kenneth Read (1907-1998)


  • 1988 (Creation)

Level of description



1 item

Scope and content

One promotional videotape relating to The Scinde Horse (14th Prince of Wales's Own Cavalry), Indian Army, with items entitled 'The Scinde Horse sesquintennial', dated 16 Oct 1988, and 'Defenders of the dawn', dated 17 Nov 1988.

System of arrangement

1 VHS videotape

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1907; commissioned into the Royal Tank Corps, 1927; Lt, 1930; served with The Scinde Horse (14th Prince of Wales's Own Cavalry), India; service on North West Frontier, India, 1936-1937; Capt, 1937; service with 11 Light Tank Company, Royal Tank Corps, Peshawar, Punjab, and Razmak, Waziristan, India, 1938-1939; served in India and Italy, World War Two, 1939-1945; Maj, 1944; Instructor, Indian Armoured Corps Fighting Vehicles School, India, 1946-1947; retired [1949]; Justice of the Peace; died 1998. Publications: The Scinde Horse (14th Prince of Wales's Own Cavalry), 1922-1947 (Scinde Horse Association, London, 1957).

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1999.

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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Compiled Aug 1999

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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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