Collection HIGNETT - HIGNETT, Lt Col John Derrick (1900-1994)

Key Information

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HIGNETT, Lt Col John Derrick (1900-1994)


  • [1940-1943] (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Official photographs of the British Army in North Africa, [1940-1943], principally depicting personnel, tanks and infantry.

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1900; 2nd Lt, 10 Hussars; Lt, 1922; Adjutant, 1927-1929; Capt, 1929; Maj, 1937; Lt Col, 1940; served in North Africa, [1940-1943]; died in 1994.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1996.

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


Compiled Nov 1996

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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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