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Papers of Major James Gordon, MBE, 1950s-[c1964], [1978-1984]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (113) (Box 5)

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Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, [1978-1984]; photographs relating to service in the King's African Rifles, 1950s; circular letter from Major Dimoline concerning mutinies among African troops, [c1964], programme for presentation of Colours to the 5th, 7th and 23rd Battalions, King's African Rifles, July 1955.


  • 1950s-[c1964], [1978-1984]


30 ff., 2 items

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (113) (Box 5)

Biographical / Historical

Major James Gordon, MBE served with the 5th Battalion, King's African Rifles, Kenya, 1953-1959.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (113) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Repository Details

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