Collection CONNELL - CONNELL, Lt Col James Charles Walter (1877-1958)

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CONNELL, Lt Col James Charles Walter (1877-1958)


  • 1916 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Copy of field service log book recording service of 8 Bn, Gordon Highlanders and 6 Bn, Royal Scots Fusiliers (commanded by Lt Col Winston Spencer Churchill, Ypres, Belgium, Jan-Mar 1916.

System of arrangement

Single item

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1877; 2nd Lt, King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1897; served with Tirah Expedition Force, North West Frontier of India, 1897-1898; Lt, 1898; Capt, 1901; served in South Africa, 1902; Adjutant, Volunteers, Kings Own Scottish Borderers, 1903-1905 and 1907-1908; Adjutant, Territorial Force, 1908-1911; Adjutant, Officers Training Corps, 1913-1914; Maj, 1914; served in World War One, 1914-1918; commanded 7 Bn Kings Own Scottish Borderers, 1915-1916; 2nd in Command, Officers Cadet Bn, 1917-1918; died in 1958.

Custodial history

Copy made by the Centre from original loaned by the family in 1981.

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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Related descriptions


Decorations: OBE, DSO

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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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