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ED 459

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ED 459


Papers of David Colin Humphreys, at Eton 1938 - 1943



Administrative / Biographical history

David Colin Humphreys CMG (1925-1992) went to Lambrook, then came as a King's Scholar to Eton in 1938. Following National Service, he went to King's College Cambridge. He was influential in the Ministry of Defence, holding several key positions.


1930 - 1946

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Letters home, school reports, school memoranda concerning wartime Eton and precautions, photograph album of school photos including prep-school.

Associated material

Records relating to his career are held at the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London

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