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Papers of Major Frederick Myatt relating to his service in the Royal West African Frontier Force

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 601

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  1. (fols. 1-4) typed copies of West African Frontier Force orders by Colonel J. Willcocks, 1899
  2. (item 1) 'A Simple Hausa Grammar' by Major F. Myatt, Gold Coast Regiment, 1949
  3. (fols. 5-17) general notes on the Gold Coast Regiment complied by Major F. Myatt, 1949
  4. (fols. 22-41) text of lecture by Major F. Myatt on the siege of Kumasi, 1950
  5. (item 4) typed 'History of the 3rd Auxiliary Group, Gold Coast Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, 81st (W.A) Division. May 1941-December 1945' by Major E.S. Stafford, n.d.
  6. (item 5) typed 'Burma 1944-45. Memories of the Second Kaladan Campaign' by Brig. P.J. Jeffreys, n.d.
  7. (items 7-9) newsletters of the 81st West African Division Club, 2005
  8. (fols. 53-70) photographs including (fol. 53) unidentified port in Gold Coast, 19th century, (fol. 54) the Gold Coast Constabulary at the Diamond Jubilee, 1897, (fol. 55) William Brandford Griffith, Chief Justice of the Gold Coast, c.1895, (Gold Coast Legislative Council, 1907, (fol. 57) group of survivors taken on Kumasi Day, 1939, (fols. 62-70) the regiment in Tamale, 1949-1950

Dates

  • c.1895-2005

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 601
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Shelfmark:

MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 601

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11930, 12152

Overview

Papers of Major Frederick Myatt relating to his service in the Royal West African Frontier Force

Biographical / Historical

Major Frederick Myatt, 1916-1994, soldier Royal West African Frontier Force.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mrs Elizabeth Diacon in 2016.
Title
Papers of Major Frederick Myatt relating to his service in the Royal West African Frontier Force
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom