Collection HICKS - HICKS, Lt Col Garnet Elgar (1907-1998)

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HICKS, Lt Col Garnet Elgar (1907-1998)


  • 1933-1949 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Forty five photographs, mostly captioned, relating to Hicks' military career, 1933-1949, notably including the North West Frontier, India, 1933-1934, officers at Staff College, Haifa, Palestine, 1940, the Allied Victory Parade, Berlin, Germany, 1946, and service in Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1948-1949.

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1907; served in ranks, [1927-1931]; commissioned into 1 Bn, The Devonshire Regt, 1931; service in Quetta and Razmak, North West Frontier, India, 1933-[1936]; Lt, 1934; served with 2 Bn, The Devonshire Regt, Dover, Kent, 1937; Garrison Adjutant, Dover, Kent, 1937-1939; Capt, 1938; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; service in Malta, 1939-1940; attended StaffCollege, Haifa, Palestine, 1940; acting Maj, 1941; service in North West Europe, 1945-1946; Maj, 1946; served in Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1948-1949; Hon Lt Col, 1954; retired 1954; died 1998.

Custodial history

Placed in 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

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This collection level description.

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Compiled Sep 1999

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People and Organisations

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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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