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Hebbert, Henry Eric, 1893-1980 (Colonel)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1893 - 1980

Henry Eric Hebbert (1893-1980) was born in Dalhousie, a hill station in the Punjab, on 20 September 1893. He was educated at private schools in Reigate and Crowthorne in Berkshire before attending Wellington College. He proceeded to the Royal Military College, Woolwich, where he received a Sapper's Commission in August 1914. He went to France in early 1915 with the 12th Division of the Royal Engineers, and was later given the command of the 21st Division, ending the war as a Lieutenant Colonel. After the war Hebbert was second in command, and subsequently in charge of, a program for training Sapper Officers in Cambridge. He spent four years at Cambridge as a member of Gonville and Caius College, taking an Honours Degree in Engineering and an M.A. In 1924 he took up a position with the Sudan Public Works Department, first in Khartoum, and then at Port Sudan as Divisional Engineer in charge of the Red Sea Province, extending from the Egyptian border to the Eritrean frontier. He became Director of the Post and Telegraph Department, giving him responsibility for the whole of Sudan, and retired in 1945. Hebbert married Anne Mathews in 1933. During World War Two he served as a full Colonel with the Yugoslav partisans, retiring to his family home in Somerset in 1946. He died on 15 March 1980.

Likenesses:

RCMS 120/1/1 and 120/1/2.

Sources:

RCMS 120/9.

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

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A Palace garden party, 1938 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/5
Scope and Contents 110 x 70 mm. Showing many people sat at tables. Hebbert is sat at the table in the foreground, second in from right. Mrs Hebbert is second from the left, identified as 'LMH'.
Dates: 1938 - 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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At the Khartoum races, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/4
Scope and Contents 135 x 85 mm. Showing eight Europeans stood by the racetrack. Hebbert is fifth from the left. Mrs Hebbert is third from the left, identified as 'LMH'.
Dates: 1939 - 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Cliff top picnic], 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/68
Scope and Contents 110 x 65 mm. Showing Hebbert and others having a picnic on a cliff top.
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Colonel and Mrs Hebbert], 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/264
Scope and Contents 100 x 125 mm. Showing the couple standing on a set of steps, dressed for an occasion.
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Colonel and Mrs Hebbert], 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/524
Scope and Contents 95 x 125 mm. Showing the couple stood in their garden.
Dates: 1930 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Colonel and Mrs Hebbert, 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/518
Scope and Contents 95 x 125 mm. Showing Hebbert and Anne in their garden.
Dates: 1930 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Colonel and Mrs Hebbert], 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/520
Scope and Contents 85 x 110 mm. Showing the couple stood posing in Hebbert's garden.
Dates: 1930 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Colonel Hebbert], 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/70
Scope and Contents 60 x 105 mm. Showing Hebbert stood in a garden.
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Colonel Hebbert], 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/509
Scope and Contents 60 x 60 mm. Showing Hebbert in uniform stood on a lawn.
Dates: 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Erkowit, 1933, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/150
Scope and Contents 115 x 125 mm. Showing Hebbert stood on a pathway.
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Fancy dress, 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/490
Scope and Contents 60 x 60 mm. Showing Hebbert dressed up in white robes and black wig. He has blackened his skin. Location not identified but probably in Sudan.
Dates: 1930 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Farewell to the Hughes, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/12
Scope and Contents 125 x 75 mm. Showing a group seated for dinner. Hebbert is third from the right.
Dates: 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Formal occassion], 1937 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/2/7
Scope and Contents 175 x 115 mm. Groups seated at tables al fresco. Hebbert is on the far right.
Dates: 1937 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Grand Hotel dance, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/2
Scope and Contents 115 x 175 mm. Showing Hebbert and his wife Anne in fancy dress. Hebbert carries a sword and shield, Anne has her hair in plaits. Both have blackened their faces. Anne is identified beneath the print as 'LMH'.
Dates: 1939 - 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Group on beach], 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/65
Scope and Contents 110 x 65 mm. Hebbert stands in the centre, his mother is on the far right.
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Group portrait], 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/17
Scope and Contents 270 x 190 mm. Showing a group of 75 men. Hebbert is in the second row from the front, seventh from the left.
Dates: 1939 - 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

H.E. Hebbert collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120
Scope and Contents Photographs, slides, journals, notes, panoramas, maps and plans relating to Hebbert's time in Africa, with some biographical material.
Dates: 1914 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Hebbert and family], 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/255
Scope and Contents 105 x 60 mm. Showing Hebbert, his mother and another woman (perhaps his sister) sat on a step in a garden, with two small dogs.
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Hebbert and friends], 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/519
Scope and Contents 125 x 95 mm. Showing a group sat in wicker chairs in Hebbert's garden. Colonel and Mrs Hebbert are stood, the others are seated and are identified under the print as: Elsie Barter, LMH and Miss Low.
Dates: 1930 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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H.E.H., 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/359
Scope and Contents 55 x 60 mm. Showing Hebbert stood in front of a large cactus.
Dates: 1930 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Eric Hebbert, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/496
Scope and Contents 120 x 90 mm. Showing Hebbert in uniform posing in a garden.
Dates: 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Eric Hebbert, 1937 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/2/13
Scope and Contents 100 x 145 mm. Head and shoulders portrait of H.E. Hebbert, in uniform.
Dates: 1937 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Eric Hebbert, 1937 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/2/14
Scope and Contents 115 x 155 mm. Head and shoulders portrait of H.E. Hebbert, in uniform, with many medals on his chest.
Dates: 1937 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Kassala, at end of trip, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/5/224
Scope and Contents 90 x 120 mm. Showing Hebbert and his wife Anne stood beside the road.
Dates: 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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King George Accession day 1938/9, 1938 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/2/5
Scope and Contents 170 x 115 mm. Groups seated at tables al fresco. Hebbert is on the front left table, fourth from the left.
Dates: 1938 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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