Collection LANGLANDS - LANGLANDS, Brig Eric Wilfrid (1897-1995)

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Reference code



LANGLANDS, Brig Eric Wilfrid (1897-1995)


  • 1988 (Creation)
  • [1985] (Creation)
  • 1984 (Creation)
  • [1957-1977] (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Copies of papers relating to his service in the Indian Army, 1918-1947, dated [1957-1977], 1984, [1985], 1988, principally comprising typescript notes for a talk on the Pakistani-Afghan border, 1957; a typescript account of his service with the Gurkha Rifles, North West Frontier, India, 1921-1923, written in [1957-1977]; 'A Gurkha in Rajputana', a typescript account of his servicein the Indian Army, 1930-1935, written in [1977]; 'Last days of the Raj', a typescript account of his experiences in India in 1947, written in [1985]; 'Mutiny in the Himalaya', a typescript text concerning the attempted mutiny of the state army of Chamba, India in 1926, [1926].

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1897; 2nd Lt, North Staffordshire Regt, 1916; Lt, Indian Army, 1918; Capt, 1919; General Staff Officer Grade 3, India, 1924-1927; General Staff Officer Grade 2, India, 1927-1928; Maj, 1933; Lt Col, 1939; died in 1995.

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.

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Compiled Nov 1996

Alternative identifier(s)

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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