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Photographs of German South-West Africa [i.e. Namibia]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3057B

Scope and Contents

A collection of two loose prints (with modern enlargements) with pencilled captions on the reverse. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Photographs by Henry Rudland.


  • Creation: 1915


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Henry Rudland was a member of the British South African Company Police who served during the First World War in Africa. He was wounded in 1914 and spent some time in Salisbury (now Harare) Hospital. In 1915 he served in German South West Africa (now Namibia) and was attached to the 3rd Durham Light Infantry in 1918.


2 item(s) (2 images)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

fair condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Royal Commonwealth Society by Henry Rudland.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 180.

Related Materials

For other Henry Rudland collections on Africa, see Y3043S, Y3052F and Y3059T.


This collection level description was entered by WS and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Rudland, Henry, fl 1910-1915

Includes index.
2006-10-04 12:09:57+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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