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RIDDELL, Maj Gen Ralph Anthony (1900-1979)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Riddell
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: RIDDELL, Maj Gen Ralph Anthony (1900-1979)
Date(s): Created [1965]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1900; commissioned into Royal West Kent Regt, 1919; Lt, 1921; Adjutant, 1935-1927; Capt, 1930; Staff Capt, 1932-1934; General Staff Officer for Weapons Training, Eastern Command, 1934-1936; served in Palestine, [1936-1939]; Maj, 1938; Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General, 1938-1939; Brig, 1947; ADC to King George VI, 1949; retired, 1955; died in 1979.


Scope and content/abstract:

Copy of typescript text on the use of nuclear weapons and significance of nuclear power, [1940-1965], written in [1965].

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

single item

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 1980.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Oct 1996

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