Series MS 387/1 - John Richardson's memoirs

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MS 387/1

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John Richardson's memoirs

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  • 1940 - 1950s, 2016 (Creation)

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1 volume

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/1 Memoirs of Richardson's time in the army during WW2 in the UK, Egypt, Italy and France. Notes on various topics including history of Carnoustie, proverbs and sayings. [Daughter notes that Richardson wrote contemporaneous notes on scraps of paper and assembled these into the memoirs once war was over.] /2 Biography of John Richardson and a transcript of his memoirs typed at a later date (2016) by daughter giving clarity to the original documents. Pictorial map of John Richardson's travels during and after service included.

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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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MS 387/1

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

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  • English

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