Cumpston, John S (Captain, 26th Bde HQ, AIF, Aust Intelligence Corps, AMF b.1909 - d.1986)

Place Africa: North Africa
Accession Number PR87/147
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 21 ITEMS
Object type Papers
Maker Cumpston, John S
Date made 1933-1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/024/002
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

PERSONAL PAPERS OF CAPT CUMPSTON. NOTES TAKEN AT A BDE CONFERENCE IN N AFRICA. A SUMMARY AND EVALUATION OF THE PLAN FOR THE BATTLE OF EL ALAMEIN, WRITTEN AFTER THE BATTLE. FIELD NOTEBOOKS AND DIARIES KEPT BY CUMPSTON FROM HIS ATTESTATION IN 1940 UNTIL HIS RETURN TO AUSTRALIA IN 1943