Beavis, Leslie Ellis CB CBE DSO (Major General, b.1895)

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Accession Number PR91/009
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 15 boxes; 1 folio; 1 flat
Object type Papers
Maker Beavis, Leslie Ellis
Date made 1910-1974
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/1602
Conflict Period 1910-1919
Period 1930-1939
Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Large collection of diverse papers relating to the Army career of Major General (Maj Gen) Beavis, from his cadet days, service in the First and Second World Wars and post-war occupations. Includes diaries, letters to and from Maj Gen Beavis, numerous personal files including ones relating to his period as Master General of the Ordnance and his lifelong interest in the shooting down of Baron von Richthofen, and photographs.