Reginald Marris papers

Scope and Content

Press cuttings (22 May 1918, 25 April 1919, January 1922, nd); 2 portrait photographs (1907, nd); Photocopied commission (3 June 1919); Message form, thanking R.W.H. Marris (28 March 1919); Application form for commission, with covering letter (2 November 1917); Defence medal card (nd); Letter of recommendation from Brigadier General Charles M. Ryan (8 April 1919); Manuscript letter from Brigadier General Charles M. Ryan (24 March 1919); Invitation to Durbar at Rangoon for award of CIE (Companionship of the Order of the Indian Empire) badge (3 July 1920); 2 typescript letters of congratulation upon award of CIE (Companionship of the Order of the Indian Empire) (27 October 1919, 19 March 1920); Commission certificate (7 September 1903); Manuscript memorandum (1 January 1919); Proposal form for the Institution of Automobile Engineers (nd); Typescript letter of reference to the Institution of Automobile Engineers, with statement (6 November 1917); Typescript service record, 1900-1921 (nd); Typescript notes on No. 1023 Motor Transport Company (23-24 June 1918); 2 typescript memoranda (21 May 1918, 1 June 1918); Manuscript memorandum (13 January 1908); Proficiency certificate (13 April 1917); Manuscript letter congratulating R.W.H. Marris and his Company on their appearance at a Proclamation Parade (2 January 1918); Manuscript letter of reference from his old Headmaster at Wellingborough Grammar School (27 October 1907); Typescript extract from School of Musketry records (2 April 1917); Instruction course report (6 March 1906); 2 certificates regarding examination for commission (30 May 1904, 28 February 1905); Certificate of service attached to 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, 21 October 1904-20 February 1905 (13 February 1905).

Administrative / Biographical History

Reginald Willows Hildyard Marris, born in 1886, was a Major, commanding the 1st Burma Motor Transport (Ford Van) Company in Mesopotamia, from January 1918, and Burma. He previously served with the 3rd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, having been commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in 1903.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Miss Angela Marris (daughter). See Research Correspondence File.


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