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RAVEN, R Adm John Stanley (1910-1987)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Raven
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: RAVEN, R Adm John Stanley (1910-1987)
Date(s): Created 1939-1964
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box or 0.01 cubic metres
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

1910; educated at Huddersfield College and Leeds University; commissioned into Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in 1939; served in HMS GLOUCESTER and HMS ORION, World War Two, 1939-1945; transferred to Royal Navy in 1946; Rear Admiral, 1962; Director of Engineering and Training Division, Admiralty, and Deputy Chairman of Naval Engineering officer, 1962-1965; retired in 1965; died in 1987.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to service in HMS GLOUCESTER, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, World War Two, including photocopy of diary, 1939-1940, naval messages, 1940-1943, and photographs; official service records, 1941-1958; and papers relating to naval career, 1949-1964, including article dated 1965, 'A Perspective View of Naval Engineering', on the Electrical Branch of the Royal Navy.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged chronologically in sections according to service.

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:

Detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1991.

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:
Jun 1996

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