Collection EDGELL, PM - EDGELL, Lt Col Philip Mawbey (1906-1997)

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EDGELL, Lt Col Philip Mawbey (1906-1997)


  • 1990 (Creation)
  • 1944 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Typescript copy of account entitled 'The five years of 345 Coy RASC (Royal Army Service Corps), from Baquba to Trieste, 1940-1945', written in Apr 1990 by Edgell, Officer Commanding 345 Company, 1940-1941, with additional notes by LtCol D S L Rolph, Officer Commanding 345 Company, 1942-1945. Typescript copy of account entitled 'Convoy 343. Carrying aid to Russiaacross the Persian mountains in midwinter', written by Capt A G Wallis, Officer Commanding C Platoon, 204 General Purpose TransportCompany, Royal Indian Army Service Corps, relating to the first truck convoy, driven by Indian troops, from Persia to the USSR, Jan1944.

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1906; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; Maj, 1940; Officer Commanding 345 Reserve MotorTransport Company, Royal Army Service Corps, 1940-1941; service in North Africa, 1940-1943, including siege ofTobruk, Libya, Apr-Jul 1941; Headquarters, Suez Canal Area, 1941-1942; retired from Reserves, 1962;County Councillor, Surrey, 1967-1974; died 1997.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1997.

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.

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Compiled Sep 1999

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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.


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