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Papers of Colonel John H.S. Martin, [1940s-1984]

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MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (179) (Box 11)

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Various papers, 20th century, comprising personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, responses to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984]; map of routes taken during Abyssinian Campaign with 1/1st Battalion, King's African Rifles, with itinerary, 1941; xerox copy of personal history, dated 1944, of 96 Independent Garrison Company, Northern Rhodesia Regiment; notebook containing this history with other personal notes; captioned press photographs of the Abyssinian campaign; album of photographs relating to war service in Africa.

Dates

  • [1940s-1984]

Extent

81 ff., 2 items

Shelfmark

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (179) (Box 11)

Biographical / Historical

Colonel John H.S. Martin served in 1/1st and 1/6th Battalions, King's African Rifles, Kenya, Italian Somaliland, Abyssinia and British Somaliland, 1940-1942, and in the Northern Rhodesia Regiment, Kenya, Italian Somaliland, Abyssinia and Northern Rhodesia, 1942-1945.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (179) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Materials

Reports, orders, memoranda, notices, etc. relating to service in 1/1st Battalion, King's African Rifles, 96 Independent Garrison Company, Northern Rhodesia Regiment, and 9th (TT) Battalion, King's African Rifles, 1940-1946 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1882).

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