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

Key Information

Reference code



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


  • 1945 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

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

System of arrangement

1 file

General Information

Name of creator


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.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1990.

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 from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, via the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Finding aids

This collection level description. Further finding aids may be available in the Reading Room.

Related materials

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 the Middlesex Regt (Ref: 9404-9437).

Related descriptions


Compiled Feb 1997

Alternative identifier(s)

People and Organisations

Genre access points

Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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