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MOORE, Lt Col Alleyn Cardwell (1898-1983)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Moore
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: MOORE, Lt Col Alleyn Cardwell (1898-1983)
Date(s): Created 1926, 1928-1929, [1932]-1933, [1947-1953]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 0.5 box or 0.005 cubic metres
Name of creator(s):

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1898; commissioned into Indian Army, 1916; served with 4th Bn (Prince of Wales's Own), 8 Punjab Regt; Assistant Commandant, Chin Hills Bn (later 3 Chin Rifles), Burma Frontier Force, 1925-1929; Officer Commanding Military Police, Naga Hills Expedition, 1928; Commandant, Chin Hills Bn, 1932-1934, 1937-1942; Maj, 1934; died in 1983.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Copies of papers relating to his service in Burma, 1926, 1928-1929, [1932]-1933, [1947-1953], principally comprising official report on the military phase of Hwekum Column operations, Burma, 15-20 Feb 1926, written by [Moore]; 'Report on the Naga Hills (Upper Chindwin) expedition for the abolition of human sacrifice', Jan- Mar 1928, written by H J Mitchell, AssistantSuperintendent, Burma Frontier Service, printed by the Government of Burma, 1928, and including a report by Moore as Officer Commanding Military Police, Naga Hills Expedition; 'Report on the Naga Hills (Upper Chindwin) expedition for the release of slaves and the suppression of human sacrificing', 1929-1929, written by Mitchell and printed by the Government of Burma, 1929; typescript noteson the Burma Rebellion, 1930-1932, written by Moore for officers of the Chin Hills Bn, [1932]; typescript 'History of the Chin Hills Bn (The Burma Regt)', 1894-1933, written by Moore in 1933; typescript history of the Chin Hills Bn, 1942-1947, written by [Moore] in[1947-1953].

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

6 files

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lhcma/top.htm,and published in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Copies made by the Centre from originals loaned by the family in 1984.

Allied Materials

Related material:


National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jul 1997

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