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Papers of William Foster Norton Churchill, 1944 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/33

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

A series of personal recollections of Malaya and Singapore.


  • 1944 - 1963

Conditions Governing Access

For conservation reasons, this collection must be viewed on microfilm reels 8227C and 8228C.

Biographical / Historical

William Foster Norton Churchill joined the Malayan Civil Service in 1921 and served as Private Secretary to the Chief Secretary Sir George Maxwell during 1922-1923 and to Governor Sir Hugh Clifford during 1927-1929. After internment at Changi Camp between 1942 and 1945 following the fall of Malaya to the Japanese, Churchill occupied the post of Resident Commissioner and later British Advisor, Kelantan, between 1946 and his retirement in 1952.


41 file(s) : paper

Language of Materials



Former / Other Reference




Date information

DateText: The dates are approximate..


Churchill, William Foster Norton, 1898-1963

Finding aid date

2009-06-02 16:43:39+00:00

Repository Details

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