Collection PHILLPOTTS - PHILLPOTTS, Adm Edward Montgomery (1871-1951)

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PHILLPOTTS, Adm Edward Montgomery (1871-1951)


  • 1930 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Copies of papers relating to his naval career, 1886, 1890 and 1916, some dated 1930, principally comprising an undated account of the role of HMS WARSPITE in the Battle of Jutland, 31 May-1 Jun 1916, written by Cdr Humphrey Walwyn.

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1871; served in Benin, West Africa, 1897; Superintendent of Signals Schools, 1911; Naval Assistant to 2nd Sea Lord 1916; served in World War One, 1914-1917; commanded HMS WARSPITE in Battle of Jutland, 1916; R Adm, 1918; President of Ordnance Committee, 1920-1923; retired list, 1923; died in 1951.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by George Patrick John Rushworth Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe in 1986.

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 Feb 1997

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Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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