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Circulars and orders of Alan Saunders

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Nigerian Police Force: circulars and orders of Alan Saunders, 1936-1937. Reproduced typescript.

Dates

  • 1936-1937

Extent

2 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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MSS.Afr.s.1827

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 4082

Biographical / Historical

Major Alan Saunders, MC (1917), OBE (1932), was born in 1886. In 1906 he joined the Indian Police Force; his career was interrupted by the First World War during which he served in France, Flanders and Palestine (1914-1920) and was mentioned in despatches three times. After the war, Saunders returned to his career in the police, subsequently holding the posts of Deputy Inspector General of the Palestine Police Force (1926), Commissioner of the Nigerian Police Force (1936), and Inspector General of Police and Prisons in Palestine (November 1937). Compiled with reference to A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Service 1939-1966 by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene (1991).

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Listed as no. 1397 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.
Title
Circulars and orders of Alan Saunders
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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