Collection MORRIS, RQM - MORRIS, Lt Col Richard Quintin Mull (1931-2000)

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MORRIS, Lt Col Richard Quintin Mull (1931-2000)


  • 2001 (Creation)
  • 1994 (Creation)
  • 1974 (Creation)

Level of description



5 files or 0.01m3

Scope and content

Papers of Lt Col Richard Morris relating to his service with 16/5 Queen's Royal Lancers, Cyprus, 1974, including: daily situation reports to UNFICYP (United Nations Force in Cyprus) Headquarters; official war diary for A Sqn, 16/5 Queen's Royal Lancers, Cyprus, 15 Jul-16 Sep 1974; copies of The Lancer , regimental magazine, Aug 1974 and Sep 1974; copy of Battle , Sep 1974, including article on British bases in Cyprus; copy of Soldier , Sep 1974, including article on Cyprus evacuation; correspondence, 1994, regarding events in Cyprus, 1974; 'Eyewitness: the Nicosia airport incident of 1974; a peacekeeping gamble', by Francis Henn, International Peacekeeping , Spring 1994, with detailed annotations by Richard Morris; obituary for Richard Morris, from The Vedette , the regimental magazine of the Queen's Royal Lancers, Spring 2001.

System of arrangement

As above in Scope and Content.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born, 1931; graduated from Sandhurst, 1952; commissioned into 3 Hussars as 2 Lieutenant, 1952; Lieutenant, 1954; seconded to Federation Armoured Car Regiment, Special Military Forces, Malaya, 1955; Captain, 1958; joined 16/5 Queen's Royal Lancers, 1958; Major, 1965; Lieutenant Colonel, 1973; posted to Cyprus, 1974; retired c 1985; Commander, Devon and Cornwall Training Area; died, 2000.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family, July 2001

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

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This collection level description.

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Rules and/or conventions used

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


Archivist's note

Entry compiled by Katharine Higgon

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