Collection HEARD - HEARD, Lt Col John Arthur Edward (1907-1986)

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HEARD, Lt Col John Arthur Edward (1907-1986)


  • 1939-1946 (Creation)
  • 1901-1903 (Creation)

Level of description



5 boxes or 0.05 cubic metres

Scope and content

Papers relating to British produced propaganda for the Indian Army, produced to counter Japanese propaganda aimed to entice Indian Army personnel to desert and fight for the Japanese led Indian National Army, India and Burma, 1943-1945, including correspondence, memoranda, personal papers and propaganda material, 1939-1946. Also, scrapbook album of watercolours, sketches, photographs, menus, invitations and autographs, created 1901-1903 by Beryl White (1877-1954) relating to her life in Sikkim, northern India.

System of arrangement

The papers are arranged in sections as outlined above.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1907; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; commissioned into the Corps of Royal Engineers, Dec 1941; service in Indian Army, 1943-1945; Maj, 1944; demobilised [1947]; Chairman and Managing Director, Carrier Engineering Company Limited, 1979; died 1986.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1991.

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

Script of material

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Related materials

The papers of Christopher Lawrence Sainty include a summary by Heard relating to the work of Carrier Engineering Company Limited in designing and installing filters for gas protection to British tanks during World War Two,1939-1945 (Ref: Sainty).

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Compiled Jun 1997

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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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