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Diaries, logs, official correspondence and other papers of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles A C Gordon, MC, RA, mostly relating to the 11th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.

Identifier: Acc.8969/1-78

Scope and Contents

The papers mostly concern Gordon`s command of the 11th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery and include Battery log books, copies of Battery correspondence, a history of the Battery, photograph album, training materials, notes and engagement diaries.


  • Creation: 1896-1977.

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Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


78 Consultation units

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Christie`s auction, 28 March 1985, lot 480.


The following items were transferred to the Library's printed books collections:

Manual of Military Vehicles (I C engined), The War Office, 17th July 1930, 57-487.

Handbook of the Q F, 3.7 inch Mountain Howitzer, Mark I 1921 40/w.o./7731 G H 63.

Handbook of the B L, 6 inch 26-cwt. Mark I Howitzer on Mark I travelling carriage 1917 40/w.o./3496.

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