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The Papers of Admiral Sir Bertram Home Ramsay

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RMSY
Scope and Contents The collection spans Admiral Ramsay's career from life as a midshipman to the D-Day landings. Included is his draft manuscript giving a full account of the reasons for his resignation as Chief of Staff of the Home Fleet in 1935, and his subsequent temporary retirement. Operation Dynamo is also well covered with three bound volumes of naval despatches but there is relatively little on the Normandy landings of 1944. This is due to many papers being destroyed in France by Admiral Ramsay's...
Dates: 1885 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

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.

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  • Names: Ramsay, Bertram Home, Sir, 1883 - 1945 (Knight, Admiral) X

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Backhouse, Roger Roland Charles, Sir, 1878 - 1939 (Knight, Admiral of the Fleet) 1
Fisher, William Wordsworth, Sir, 1875 - 1937 (Knight, Admiral) 1
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