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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Morrison
MORRISON, Lt Col Stanley Paton (1930-1972)
Created [1915]-1972
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 files


Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1930; enlisted, Royal Corps of Signals, 1949; commissioned into the Royal Corps of Signals, 1951; served in the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR), Germany; Lt, 1953; temporary Capt, 1956-1957; Adjutant, Singapore District Signal Regt [1957]; Capt, 1957; on British Liaison Staff, Australia; Maj, 1964; graduated from the Technical Staff Course, Royal Military College ofScience, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, 1965; Sqn commander, 22 Signals Regt, 1966; commanded winter warfare training exercise WHITETHRUST, Norway, 1966; Lt Col, 1971; General Staff Officer 1 (Signals), SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe), 1971; died 1972.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1999.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Group photograph of Taiping Signals Troop, [Singapore], 1957; thirteen photographs of 22 Signals Regt, Royal Corps of Signals, winter warfare training exercise WHITETHRUST, Norway, 1966, with edition of The wire, the Royal Corps of Signals magazine, with article on the exercise by Morrison, Apr-May 1966; edition of The wire, with obituary for Morrison, Oct-Nov 1972.Sixteen photographs relating to the military career of Lt Frank Morrison, Intelligence Corps (father of Lt Col Stanley Paton Morrison), including thirteen photographs of bomb damage in Kiel, Germany, including scuttled German heavy cruiser ADMIRAL HIPPER, and damage to armoured cruiser ('pocket battleship') ADMIRAL SCHEER, Apr 1945. Papers and photographs relating to Lt Robert Harley Nowland, Morrison's brother in law, who served with Gull Force, Australian Imperial Forces, 1941-1942, and was taken prisoner by the Japanese on Ambon, Dutch East Indies, Feb 1942, including copy of letter home by Nowland from HMAS LATROBE, and relating to hisrelease from Amboina prison camp, Ambon, Dutch East Indies, and to his health, Sep 1945; printed article by Nowland, from unknown publication, entitled 'Return to Ambon', relating to the formation of Gull Force, the capture of Ambon by Japanese forces, his time as a POW, and his return to Ambon for an Anzac Day memorial service [1980]; newspaper cuttings from the Brisbane Telegraph relating toreports of Japanese atrocities in POW camps, Sep 1945, and the Anzac Day parade, Brisbane, Australia, Apr 1949; six photographs including artillery exercise and group of Australian officers [1915]; 27 Australian Infantry Bde on parade, Bathurst, Australia, May 1941; Anzac Day parades, Brisbane, Australia, 1936 and 1949.

System of arrangement

2 files

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
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
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Compiled Nov 1999

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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  • Armed forces
  • Chemical actions and uses
  • Colonial forces
  • Communication process
  • Group communication
  • Higher science education
  • Humanitarian law
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military communications
  • Military education
  • Military engineering
  • Military organizations
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  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Photographs
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  • State security
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  • War
  • War crimes
  • War prisoners
  • War victims
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Morrison, Frank, fl 1945, Lieutenant
  • Nowland, Robert Harley, fl 1941-1945, Lieutenant

Corporate names

  • ANZAC, Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
  • Admiral Hipper, German heavy cruiser, 1937
  • Admiral Scheer, German 'pocket battleship', 1933
  • Australian Imperial Forces
  • British Army
  • HMAS Latrobe, Australian Fleet minesweeper
  • Japanese Army


  • Ambon, Indonesia, South East Asia
  • Asia and the Pacific
  • Bathurst, Australia, Oceania
  • Brisbane, Australia, Oceania
  • Dutch East Indies
  • Dutch East Indies
  • Kiel, Germany

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