Savige, Sir Stanley George (Lieutenant General, b.1890 - d.1954)

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Accession Number 3DRL/2529
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4.8 shelf metres
Object type Papers
Maker Savige, Stanley George
Place made Greece, Greece: Crete, North Africa: Libya, North Africa: Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk
Date made 1940-1954
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/090/001
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service and post-war career of VX13 Lieutenant General Sir Stanley George Savige, KBE, CB, DSO, MC, ED, II Corps (formerly 17 Infantry Brigade, 3 Division, I Corps and New Guinea Force), 1940-1954.

The collection consists of 150 wallets. They include battle reports, appreciations, operational orders and instructions, maps, sketches, war diaries, intelligence summaries, personal diaries and numerous papers relating to the propagation of the War in Libya, Tobruk, Greece, Crete, Syria and New Guinea.

Some wallets of this collection have been digitised and are available online.