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The Carrier Corps

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 160

Scope and Contents

A typescript of 'The Carrier Corps: military labour in the East African Campaign of 1914 to 1918, and its place in the history of Kenya', 280 pages.


  • Creation: 1986


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Geoffrey Hodges (d. 1994) attended Eton College and King's College, Cambridge, before teaching history in England, Wales, Zambia and Kenya. He published 'The Carrier Corps' (1986) and 'Owain Glyn Dwr' (1995), and contributed articles to the 'Journal of African history'.


1 volume(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 468

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. II.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Geoffrey Hodges.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Hodges, Geoffrey, d 1994, historian

Includes index.
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Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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