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Hugill, John Antony Crawford, 1916 - 1987 (member of 30 Assault Unit)



  • Existence: 1916 - 1987

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


The Papers of John Antony Crawford Hugill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HUGL
Scope and Contents

The collection includes Hugill's contemporary diaries of the Normandy landings and the liberation of France, photographs and a file relating to Operation Alacrity, an expedition to take over fuelling and other facilities in the Azores. It also includes his notebooks containing his manuscript draft for "The Hazard Mesh", his autobiographical account of his wartime exploits. Files 10 - 15 were deposited by Fanny Hugill and contain her papers regarding Admiral Bertram Ramsay.

Dates: 1943 - 2017
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.