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Mountbatten Digitisation Project: Earl Mountbatten of Burma Diaries 3

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma
Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Welcome to the Mountbatten Papers Digitisation Project which will make available online for the first time papers of the late Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, providing a fascinating insight into both their public and private lives.

This is a rolling programme, starting with diaries for both Lord and Lady Mountbatten.

This Diaries 3 page contains Lord Mountbatten's diaries, 1943-4, 1946-50. For other diaries of Lord Mountbatten, go to Lord Mountbatten Diaries 1 for diaries, 1918, 1920, 1922-34; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 2 for 1935-42; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60 and Lord Mountbatten Diaries 5 for 1961-8 and appointment diaries 1956-7 and 1977-8; and Lord Mountbatten Diaries 6 for tour diaries 1969-78.

For diaries of Lady Mountbatten, go to Lady Mountbatten Diaries 1 for 1923-34; Lady Mountbatten Diaries 2 for 1935-41; Lady Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1943-50; and Lady Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60.

Lord Mountbatten's correspondence to his wife can be found at Lord Mountbatten Correspondence.

For Lady Mountbatten's correspondence with her husband go to Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1 for 1921-6, Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 2 for 1927-36 and Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 3 for 1937 onwards.

Louis Mountbatten was born in 1900, the fourth and youngest child of Prince Louis of Battenberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse, one of Queen Victoria's granddaughters.

 

The digital copies of the diaries are below:

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 24, Jan-Jun 1943

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 24, Jul-Dec 1943

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 25, Jan-Jun 1944

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 25, Jul-Dec 1944

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 26, Jan-Jun 1946

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 26, Jul-Dec 1946

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 27, Jan-Jun 1947

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 27, Jul-Dec 1947

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 28, Jan-Jun 1948

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 28, Jul-Dec 1948

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 29, Jan-Jun 1949

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 29, Jul-Dec 1949

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 30, Jan-Jun 1950

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 30, Jul-Dec 1950

 

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