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STAMMERS, Professor Francis Alan Roland (1898-1982)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Stammers
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: STAMMERS, Professor Francis Alan Roland (1898-1982)
Date(s): Created 1944-1945
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: collection level (single item)
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1898; educated at Dudley Grammar School, London Hospital and Mayo Clinic, USA; served with Royal Garrison Artillery, 1916-1918; studied medicine at Birmingham University and the London Hospital; Resident Medical Officer, Birmingham Children's Hospital, then Resident Surgical Officer, Birmingham General Hospital; studied neurosurgery at the Mayo Clinic, USA, 1929; appointed to the consultant staff of Children's Hospital and General Hospital, Birmingham; surgical specialist, then Officer Commanding Surgical Division, Royal Army Medical Corps, West Africa, 1939-1942; Consultant in Surgery to the Army, Western Command, North Africa, Italy and Austria, 1942-1945; Professor of Surgery, University of Birmingham, 1946-1963; died in 1982.


Scope and content/abstract:

Diary, Jul 1944-Jun 1945, covering his service as Consulting Surgeon, 8 Army, Italy.

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 provided 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 available on-line at

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1984.

Allied Materials

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National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Oct 1996

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