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Papers of Major Geoffrey B. Whitworth, [c1941-1984]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (295) (Box 18)

  • Request

Personal data sheet, letter from Oxford Development Records Project, responses to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984]; telegram, proclamation and photograph relating to service in Africa; photographs relating to African service, with list; souvenir issue of Jambo, final edition, November 1945; programme for Presentation of Colours to the 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles by the Duke of Gloucester, 1950.


  • Creation: [c1941-1984]


107 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (295) (Box 18)

Biographical / Historical

Major Geoffrey B. Whitworth served in the Somalia Gendarmerie, Italian Somaliland, 1941-1942, 5/6th and 6th Battalions, King's African Rifles, Tanganyika, 1944-1946, Staff, Mauritius and British Somaliland, 1947-1948, and 5th Battalion, King's African Rifles, Kenya and Uganda, 1948-1951.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (295) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Repository Details

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