CollectionQueen's Own Buffs: The Royal Kent Regiment Collection
TitleGeneral Woolner's Report 81st (West African) Division, Burma 1944
Extent1 folder
DescriptionPhotocopy of report by General Woolner on the 81st (West Africa) Division in Burma, 1944.
Correspondence between Derek Poulsen and J.A.L. Hamilton concerning the Gambia regiment.
Copies of David Cookson's poetry.
Extracts from 'Woolner's report' of Gambia regiment activity 1944.
Kaladan Echo newsletter, January 1991, May 1991, December 1991 and two undated single page sheets.
23rd March-20th June 1944 war diary including some maps.
Photocopy of "81 (West African) Division and the 'Disaster' at Kyauktaw" by J.A.L. Hamilton.
Photocopies of newpaper obituaries of men involved in the Burma action.
Copy of records of what happened to the property of the Gambian regiment on it's suspension.
Circular letter of the 81st West African Division Club, 1/9/1981, including a list of members change of address information.
Letter to the 81st West African Division Club, June 1990, concerning recognising the West Africans who fought with the regiment.
All arrived in an envelope with "Woolner Report: Appendices etc. 1944 War Diary" written on it.
Related OrganisationBuffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Access conditionsThis collection is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU. Deposited material is open for use and research without restriction although some material may be closed under the Data Protection Act 1998; these will be identified at file level.
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