Diary of Lieut.-Colonel Richard P. Morris

Scope and Content

Photocopied pages of diary, 1943, of Morris's journey on the vessel Gripsholm from Rio de Janeiro to Canada, and his release from internment bythe Japanese; with letter from Canadian Charge d'Affaires regardingprocedures at the end of the voyage.

Administrative / Biographical History

During World War Two, Canadian Richard Percy Morris sailed home, 1943, from Hong Kong on the repatriation ship Gripsholm after being in the hands of the enemy.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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