Catalogue description Major General Hetman Jack Parham

This record is held by Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

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Reference: 3112
Title: Major General Hetman Jack Parham

Documents relating to the career of Major General Parham and his interests, including aviation and drawing and painting

Date: c1780 - 20th century
Held by: Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Parham, Hetman Jack, 1896-1974, Major General of Alvediston, Wiltshire

Physical description: 98 files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Miss Belinda Parham

Administrative / biographical background:

Major General Parham (1896-1974) was born and brought up at Norrington in Alvediston. A distinguished soldier with a career spanning both world wars, he served in the Royal Artillery and was an innovator in the field of air observation for gunnery. He was a keen amateur pilot, and wrote books on aircraft, the theory of flight and memoirs of flying. Parham was an artist of considerable skill, and recorded some of his experiences during battle, as well as scenes of Britain and elsewhere.

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