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MARKS, Brig (Robert) Neville (Falkiner) (1901-1944)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Marks
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: MARKS, Brig (Robert) Neville (Falkiner) (1901-1944)
Date(s): Created [1915-1920], 1930, 1944-1945, 1963
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1901; educated at St George's School, Harpenden and Royal Military College, Sandhurst; joined 3 Gurkha Rifles, [1923]; employed in Royal West African Frontier Force, 1928-1934; Staff Officer, Training Directorate, General HQ, India Command,1939; Instructor, Staff College, Quetta, 1940-1941; Bde Maj, Nowshera Bde, India, 1941-1942; worked in OperationsDirectorate, General HQ, India Command, 1942-1943, where he was closely involved in planning of Gen Orde Charles Wingate's first Chindit operation in Burma, 1943; Senior Administrative Assistant to Wingate, Special Force (Chindit) HQ, India Command, 1943-1944; killed in air crash, Burma, May 1944.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers and photographs relating to his life and career, [1915]-1944, dated [1915-1920], 1930, 1944-1945 and 1963, principally comprising newspaper cuttings concerning his air crash in Burma, 1944, and letters of condolence to his wife, 1944.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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 for Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Summary guide available on-line at, anddetailed catalogue available 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 1987.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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Description Notes

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 1997

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