Collection MULLENS - MULLENS, Brig Guy John de Wette (1899-1981)

Key Information

Reference code



MULLENS, Brig Guy John de Wette (1899-1981)


  • 1938-1939 (Creation)

Level of description



1 box or 0.01 cubic metres

Scope and content

Narrative diaries, nine manuscript volumes, as Maj commanding motorised cavalry sqn, 4/7 Dragoon Guards, Palestine, 1938-1939, with typescript nominal roll of officers, non-commissioned officers and men who served with 4/7 Royal Dragoon Guards Sqn in Palestine, 1938-1939. Also, two albums of related captioned photographs and one map of Syria and Palestine, scale 1: 1,140, 000 [1935].

System of arrangement

Eleven volumes, 1 file.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1899; educated at Eton and Royal Military College, Sandhurst; commissioned into 4 (Royal Irish)Dragoon Guards, 1918; served in France and Germany, 1918-1919; Aide de Camp to Brig commanding 1 Cavalry Bde, British Armies in France, 1918; Lt, 1919; Capt, 1928; Adjutant, 4/7 Dragoon Guards, 1928-1931; service in Palestine, 1936-1939; Maj, 1937; CommandingOfficer, 4/7 Royal Dragoon Guards, Palestine, 1938-1939; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; service with 4/7 Royal Dragoon Guards, Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, 27 Armoured Bde and Czechoslovak Forces in UK and France, 1939-1945; temporary Lt Col, 1940; Lt Col,1942; Military Attaché, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1945-1948; retired as Hon Brig, 1953; died 1981.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1994.

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.

Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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Related descriptions


Compiled Sep 1998

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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