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DACRE, Air Cdre George Bentley (fl 1911-1938)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Dacre
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: DACRE, Air Cdre George Bentley (fl 1911-1938)
Date(s): Created 1911-1916, [1917], 1985
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s):

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Joined Royal Naval Air Service, [1914]; served in UK, 1914-1915, Gallipoli, 1915, Bulgaria, 1915, and Egypt, 1916; imprisoned in Turkey; Group Capt, RAF, 1935; Air Attach, Rome, 1935; Air Cdre, No 24 (Training) Group, RAF Station Halton, 1938.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Copies of diaries, 1911-1916, covering his flying training, 1911-1914, his service with the Royal Naval Air Service in the UK, [1914]-1915, Gallipoli, 1915, Bulgaria, 1915, and Egypt, 1916. Copy of account of his imprisonment in Turkey, Mar-Jul 1917, written in [1917], with newspaper cutting describing conditions in prisons in Constantinople, [1917]. 'The story of the men and aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm', illustrated pamphlet prepared for the Directorate of Navy Recruiting by the Central Office of Information, dated 1985.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

1 file

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

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1996.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Nov 1996

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