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Papers of Colonel Edward J.C. Spanton, MBE, 1953-1959, [1978-1984]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (255) (Box 16)

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Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, responses to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984]; newsletters, 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles, December 1953, 6th Battalion, January-December 1959; The Journal of the King's African Rifles, January & September 1957, July & December 1959; souvenir programme of the presentation of Colours by the Tanganyika Governor to the 6th and 26th Battalions, September 1955.


  • 1953-1959, [1978-1984]


24 ff., 5 items

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (255) (Box 16)

Biographical / Historical

Colonel Edward J.C. Spanton, MBE served with the 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles, Kenya and Malaya, 1950-1953 and the 6th Battalion, Tanganyika, 1956-1959.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (255) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Materials

Typescript account of Operations in Malaya, 1952-1953 (ref. MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 263).

Repository Details

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