Collection ISACKE - ISACKE, Maj Gen Hubert (1872-1943)

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ISACKE, Maj Gen Hubert (1872-1943)


  • 1893-1943 (Creation)

Level of description



1½ boxes or 0.015 cubic metres

Scope and content

54 manuscript, narrative diaries, relating to Isacke's career in the UK, India, South Africa and France, 1893-1943.

System of arrangement

Contained in 54 volumes

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1872; educated at King's School, Canterbury, Kent, and Royal Military College, Sandhurst;commissioned into The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 1892; served with Malakand Field Force, North West Frontier, India, 1897-1898; Second Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902; Capt, 1902; Brevet Maj, 1902; General Staff Officer 2, War Office, 1910-1912; Maj, 1912; Brevet Lt Col, 1913; Staff College, Quetta, India, 1913-1914; served in World War One, 1914-1918; Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General, Meerut Div, BEF (British Expeditionary Force), 1914-1915; General Staff Officer 1, 14 Div, 1915-1916; awarded CMG, 1915; Director of Staff Duties and Training, Army Headquarters, India, 1916-1920; Col, 1917; awarded CSI, 1919; Bde Commander,India, 1920-1923; awarded CB, 1922; Maj Gen, 1923; District Commander, India, 1925-1927; commanded 56 (1 London) Div, Territorial, Army 1927-1931; retired 1931; died 1943.

Custodial history

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1983.

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

Summary guide entry online at <a href=""> </a> and published in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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Compiled Sep 1998

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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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