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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Man
Title
MAN, Maj Gen Christopher Mark Morrice (1914-1989)
Date(s)
Created 1945
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1914; educated at Eastbourne College and Emmanuel College, Cambridge; Lt, Middlesex Regt, 1936; served with 1 Bn, Middlesex Regt, 1937-1945; commanded Army Air Transport Training and Development Centre, 1953-1955; General Staff Officer Grade 1, War Office, 1955-1957; commanded Infantry Junior Leaders' Bn, 1957-1959; commanded 125 Infantry Bde(Territorial Army), 1959-1962; Head of Commonwealth Liaison Mission, UN Command, Korea and British Military Attaché, Seoul, 1962-1964; General Officer Commanding, 49 Infantry Div, Territorial Army and North Midland District, 1964-1967; Col, Middlesex Regt, 1965-1966; President, Regular Army Commission, 1967-1969; Deputy Col, Queen's Regt, 1967-1969, and Honorary Col, 1970-1971; died in 1989.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1990.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Two official Admiralty photographs of the Hong Kong Surrender Ceremony, 1945.

System of arrangement

1 file

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, anddetailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

Imperial War Museum holds diary written as a POW, Kobe Camp, 1943-1945, and other notes concerning hisexperiences as a POW, 1942-1945. National Army Museum holds papers relating to his service with theMiddlesex Regt (Ref: 9404-9437).

Publication note
Imperial War Museum holds diary written as a POW, Kobe Camp, 1943-1945, and other notes concerning his experiences as a POW, 1942-1945. National Army Museum holds papers relating to his service with the Middlesex Regt (Ref: 9404-9437).

Notes

Note
Compiled Feb 1997

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • International conflicts
  • Peace
  • Photographs
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Places

  • China, East Asia
  • Hong Kong, East Asia
  • Japan, East Asia

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