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Naval personnel

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

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The Papers of Admiral Sir William Wellclose Davis

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WDVS
Scope and Contents

Includes: Davis's memoirs, recording his long naval career and the ships he served on; speeches and lectures, particularly relating to torpedoes; operational papers from the Second World War onwards; a large number of naval photographs, particularly from the 1950s and also a set of official Admiralty photographs of the D-Day landings; correspondence on naval subjects and history, including Davis's memories of Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Mountbatten of Burma.

Dates: 1919 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.