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OSMOND, Col Thomas Edward (1884-1985)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Osmond
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: OSMOND, Col Thomas Edward (1884-1985)
Date(s): Created 1911, 1918, 1939
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1884; educated at King's School, Rochester, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and St Bartholomew's Hospital, London; Lt, Royal Army Medical Corps, 1911; served in India and Mesopotamia, 1914-1918; captured at the siege of Kut-el-Amara, 1916; transferred to Regular Army Reserve of Officers, 1920, and appointed Pathologist, Venereal Diseases Department, St Thomas' Hospital, London; recalled to Army, 1939, and served World War Two in France; adviser in venereology to the Army, 1939, and Consultant, 1943-1945, and later Medical Officer in charge of Male Venereal Diseases Department and Marlborough Pathology Laboratory, Royal Free Hospital, London; died in 1985.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to his military career, 1911-1918, notably his service in Kut-el-Amara, 1916, dated 1911, 1918 and 1939.

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 of Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Summary guide entry on-line at

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1986.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Imperial War Museum Sound Archive holds a recording of Osmond talking about his experiences in World War One.

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 1997

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