Collection POMEROY - POMEROY, Cdr Arthur John Cinnamond (1907-1995)

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POMEROY, Cdr Arthur John Cinnamond (1907-1995)


  • 1995 (Creation)
  • 1994 (Creation)
  • 1989 (Creation)
  • 1985-1986 (Creation)
  • 1926-1950 (Creation)

Level of description



2 files

Scope and content

Papers relating to his career with the Royal Naval Reserve, 1926-1950, dated 1926-1950, 1985-1986, 1989, 1994 and 1995, notably including commands, reports, correspondence and notes concerning his service on HMS GLOXINIA, North Atlantic and Mediterranean, 1940-1942, on the staff of Flag Officer, Liverpool, HMS EAGLET, 1942-1943, on HMS DELHI, Mediterranean, 1943-1945, and on the staff of Cdr in Chief, Mediterranean Fleet, 1945-1946. Text on Gen Sir Bernard Law Montgomery's role in the North Africa campaign, 1942-1943, by Peter Solly-Flood, 1986.

System of arrangement

2 files.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1907; worked for shipbuilders Harland and Wolff Limited, Belfast and Liverpool, 1923-1934, and for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), 1934-1939; Midshipman, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, 1926; Sub Lt, 1929; Lt, 1930; Lt Cdr, 1938; served with anti-submarine groups in North Sea and Norway, 1939-1940; Commanding Officer, HMS GLOXINIA, North Atlantic and Mediterranean, 1940-1942; on staff of Flag Officer, Liverpool, HMS EAGLET, 1942-1943; Executive Officer, HMS DELHI, Mediterranean, 1943-1945; commanded HMS DELHI, 1945; resettlement and redeployment duties on staff of Cdr in Chief, Mediterranean Fleet, 1945-1946; returned to work at Imperial Chemical Industries, 1945; moved to Canada, 1950, and worked as a civil servant; entered Royal Canadian Naval Reserve, 1956; 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
  • French

Script of material

Language and script notes

Mostly English, but some French and Serbo-Croat

Finding aids

This collection level description.

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Compiled Mar 1997

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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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