Collection WINTOUR - WINTOUR, Maj Gen Fitzgerald (1860-1949)

Key Information

Reference code



WINTOUR, Maj Gen Fitzgerald (1860-1949)


  • 1898-1918 (Creation)

Level of description



0.5 box or 0.005 cubic metres

Scope and content

Photocopies of memoir covering military service, 1860-1918; published account of Tochi Valley expedition, Afghanistan, 1897-1898; complaint relating to conditions in trenches, Western Front, World War One, 1915.

System of arrangement

Arranged in sections as in scope and content.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1860; entered Army, 1880; served in Egypt, 1882; Sudan, 1884-1885 and 1885-1886; Capt, Royal West Kent Regt, 1887; served on North West Frontier, India, 1897; served in Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1901; Maj, 1900; Lt Col, Norfolk Regt, 1904; Col, 1908; commanded brigade in France, World War One, 1914-1915; Deputy Assistant and Quarter Master General, Headquarters, 2 Army, 1915; retired, 1918; died in 1949.

Custodial history

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1990.

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. Further finding aids may be available in the Reading Room.

Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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Related descriptions


Decorations: CB, CBE

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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