Collection CARMICHAEL - CARMICHAEL, Lt Col Humphrey Rawstorne (1914-1995)

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CARMICHAEL, Lt Col Humphrey Rawstorne (1914-1995)


  • 1995 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Copies of 'The capture and escape of Pilot Officer H R Carmichael, MC, Arakan, Burma, 1943', and an obituary from [Dogra Regiment] magazine, 1995.

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1914; unattached 2nd Lt, 1936; appointed to 17 Dogra Regt, Indian Army, 1937; served in Waziristan, 1937; Lt, 1938; seconded to RAF, 1941-1944; captured by the Japanese Army in Burma, 26 Apr 1943, but escaped 10 days later; Capt, 1944; Maj, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, 1948; Lt Col, 1951; Deputy Commander, 5 Base Ordnance Depot, Middle East Land Forces, 1954-1955; Assistant Director of Ordnance Services, HQ, Eastern Command, 1957; retired, 1969; died in 1995.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1995.

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 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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