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SCOTT, Lt Col Kenneth Farish (b 1918)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Scott
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: SCOTT, Lt Col Kenneth Farish (b 1918)
Date(s): Created 1993
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1918; educated at Stockton Grammar School and Constantine Technical College; served with Royal Engineers, 1939-1946; engineer in charge of demolition during the SOE attack on the Asopos Viaduct, Greece, May-Jun 1943; joined Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners, 1946; Resident Engineer, Hydro-Electric Works, Scotland, 1946-1952; Chief Representative, New Zealand, 1952-1955, and Scotland, 1955-1959; Partner, 1959, and Senior Partner, 1977; responsible for design and supervision of construction of various major water resource development projects, maritime works and international airports.


Scope and content/abstract:

'The attack on the Asopos Viaduct in German occupied Greece', May-Jun 1943, written in 1993.

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 and due to be published in hard copy.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Centre by Scott in 1993.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The papers of Brig Edmund Charles Wolf Myers contain additional reports by Scott on the attack, dated 1943 and [1944] (Ref: GB99 KCLMA Myers 16).

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Description Notes

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 1997

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