MAN, Maj Gen Christopher Mark Morrice (1914-1989)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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

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 Attach, 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.

Arrangement

1 file

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1990.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/archives/cats/, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Separated Material

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).

Conditions Governing Use

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.