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Mountbatten, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, 1900 - 1979 (1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Admiral of the Fleet)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1900 - 1979

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Commander John Somerville's correspondence, 1959 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 8/12
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising correspondence with Stephen Roskill about relations between Somerville and Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten in the Eastern Fleet.

Dates: 1959 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Copies of lectures and articles mainly by Robert Cockburn, 1950 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROCO 1/2
Scope and Contents

Comprising drafts and published versions, with related correspondence.
See also ROCO 2B/2.

Dates: 1950 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Copy of broadcast by the First Sea Lord, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, leaving New Zealand after a visit, 8 April 1956, 1956-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VILL 2/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Naval correspondence, reports and photograph albums relating to the naval career of Villiers and his father, Rear Admiral Edward Cecil Villiers. (Edward Cecil Villiers, 1866-1939, served in Naval Intelligence Depart 1903-1905; he was Captain of the RN College, Greenwich, 1906-1908; of Actæon Torpedo School Ship, 1912; Rear-Admiral retired, 1917; after retirement continued to serve as Rear-Admiral in HMS Actæon until end of the war; commanded the flotillas defending the estuary of the Thames...
Dates: 1956-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives.
 File

Correspondence between Commander John Somerville and Vice-Admiral Sir Kaye Edden, 1977 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 8/15
Scope and Contents

Vice-Admiral Sir Kaye Edden was Somerville's staff officer, 1942-4.
Mainly concerning the Eastern Fleet and Somerville's relationship with Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, in particular the book by Arthur Marder and John Horsfield, "Old Friends New Enemies".

Dates: 1977 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence between Villiers, as Chief of Naval Staff New Zealand, and the respective First Sea Lords and their staff, including Earl Mountbatten of Burma and Admiral Sir Charles Lambe, May 1958-December 1959, 1958-05 - 1959-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VILL 2/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Naval correspondence, reports and photograph albums relating to the naval career of Villiers and his father, Rear Admiral Edward Cecil Villiers. (Edward Cecil Villiers, 1866-1939, served in Naval Intelligence Depart 1903-1905; he was Captain of the RN College, Greenwich, 1906-1908; of Actæon Torpedo School Ship, 1912; Rear-Admiral retired, 1917; after retirement continued to serve as Rear-Admiral in HMS Actæon until end of the war; commanded the flotillas defending the estuary of the Thames...
Dates: 1958-05 - 1959-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives.
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Correspondence with Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1943 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 8/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1943 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence with Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1944 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 9/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1944 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten about reports, 1946 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 8/9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1946 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"My family saga", 1955 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GALN 2
Scope and Contents Autobiographical account by George Allen written for his family covering his life and naval career, highlighting key events and turning points and analysing his response to them. Also includes details of people, colleagues and family members. Subjects, issues and people covered include: childhood and education; his mother, Beatrice Allen (née Wilkinson, known as Betty) and her circumstances and career; joining the Royal Navy aged 12, naval traditions, reforms to the navy by [Sir...
Dates: 1955 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Notes on Lord Mountbatten by Rear-Admiral Searle, undated

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SRLE 16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Searle papers comprise the reminiscences of Admiral Searle of his service as a gunnery expert before and during the Second World War.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers at Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photograph album, 1958 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/1/1
Scope and Contents Titled "Hovercraft". Including photographs of the SR N1, 1958 (1); the SR N2, 1960 (3); Richard Stanton-Jones with Jawaharlal Nehru and the Earl and Countess Mountbatten, 1962 (2); a press cutting about the SR N3, 1963 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with Queen Elizabeth II, 1965 (4); press cuttings about the SR N4 cross-Channel service between Ramsgate and Calais, 1965 (4); the SR N6, 1965 (1); a press cutting about the hovercraft service in Oakland and San Francisco, California,...
Dates: 1958 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Photograph album, 1972 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/1/2
Scope and Contents Titled "Hovercraft - Vol. II". Including photographs of a 200 Squadron SR N6 Mk 5 vehicle carrying hovercraft, 1972 (1); a passenger ticket from the hovercraft service between Ryde and Portsmouth operated by Hovertravel, undated (1); a 200 Squadron SR N6 Mk 2, 1972 (1); the British Hovercraft Corporation factory containing a SR N4 being widened and an Iranian Imperial Navy BH 7 MK 4, 1972 (1); a CC 7 in the Congo used for intercepting diamond smugglers, 1972 (1); SR N4s on the...
Dates: 1972 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Photographs, 1978 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/2
Scope and Contents Including photographs of Richard Stanton-Jones, undated (2); Richard Stanton-Jones and Earl Mountbatten at sea trials of the SR N4 Mk 3 (Super 4), 1978 (2); Richard Stanton-Jones with the Duke of Kent and a delegation from Saudi Arabia, 1981 (3); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Nigeria, undated [1970s] or [1980s] (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from China, 1979 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Italy, 1981 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation...
Dates: 1978 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Revised version of "Amphibious Operations", 1971 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MLTN 4/2
Scope and Contents

Titled "A Personal View of Amphibious Warfare".
Including correspondence with Lord Mountbatten and a copy of an article by Godfrey French, 1978.

Dates: 1971 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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