War Office: British Forces, Various Smaller Theatres: War Diaries, Second World War
These diaries contain the daily record of events, reports on operations, intelligence summaries, etc, of commanders of headquarters, garrisons and units of the British Army overseas in commands other than the main theatres.
Public access to this series was previously restricted in that readers were required to sign an undertaking note not to disclose information of a personal nature.
Arrangement is by countries alphabetically as follows: Azores, pieces 1-7; Barbados, 8; Bermuda, 9-11; British Honduras, 12; Caribbean, 13-59; Falkland Islands, 60-72; Faroe Islands, 73-102; Fiji, 103-154; Gibraltar, 155-285; St Helena, 286; Iceland, 287-375; Leeward Islands, 376-377; Malta, 395-396; Manila, 378; Mauritius, 379-390; Russia, 391-394.
Found an error? Suggest a correction to help improve our descriptions.
Users have not yet tagged this record
Use the form below to include your knowledge of this record. If your description includes any citable references, please add these to the "Citable References?" field on the right, remebering to seperate each reference with a comma, for example (FO 176/1/1, FO 178/2/1, and so on...)
- WO Records created or inherited by the War Office, Armed Forces, Judge Advocate General,...
- Records of the Armed Forces from commands, headquarters, regiments and corps
- WO 176 War Office: British Forces, Various Smaller Theatres: War Diaries, Second World War