Collection WRIGHT, JP - WRIGHT, Capt John Piachaud, RN (1902-1980)

Key Information

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WRIGHT, Capt John Piachaud, RN (1902-1980)


  • 1945-1950 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Papers relating to his naval service, 1945-1950, principally comprising photographs of British Pacific Fleet ships and personnel, 1945.

System of arrangement

1 file.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1902; Sub Lt, 1922; Lt Cdr, 1932; Cdr, 1936; Capt, 1940; served on HMS GUARDIAN, British Pacific Fleet, 1945-1950; died in 1980.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by Mrs Sally Mates in 1988.

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 materials

National Army Museum holds correspondence and papers, 1939-1946 (Ref: 9405-9425).

Related descriptions


Decorations: DSO, OBE

Alternative identifier(s)

Place access points

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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