Collection MORRISON - MORRISON, Lt Col Stanley Paton (1930-1972)

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MORRISON, Lt Col Stanley Paton (1930-1972)


  • [1915]-1972 (Creation)

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2 files

Scope and content

Group photograph of Taiping Signals Troop, [Singapore], 1957; thirteen photographs of 22 Signals Regt, Royal Corps of Signals, winter warfare training exercise WHITETHRUST, Norway, 1966, with edition of The wire, the Royal Corps of Signals magazine, with article on the exercise by Morrison, Apr-May 1966; edition of The wire, with obituary for Morrison, Oct-Nov 1972.Sixteen photographs relating to the military career of Lt Frank Morrison, Intelligence Corps (father of Lt Col Stanley Paton Morrison), including thirteen photographs of bomb damage in Kiel, Germany, including scuttled German heavy cruiser ADMIRAL HIPPER, and damage to armoured cruiser ('pocket battleship') ADMIRAL SCHEER, Apr 1945. Papers and photographs relating to Lt Robert Harley Nowland, Morrison's brother in law, who served with Gull Force, Australian Imperial Forces, 1941-1942, and was taken prisoner by the Japanese on Ambon, Dutch East Indies, Feb 1942, including copy of letter home by Nowland from HMAS LATROBE, and relating to hisrelease from Amboina prison camp, Ambon, Dutch East Indies, and to his health, Sep 1945; printed article by Nowland, from unknown publication, entitled 'Return to Ambon', relating to the formation of Gull Force, the capture of Ambon by Japanese forces, his time as a POW, and his return to Ambon for an Anzac Day memorial service [1980]; newspaper cuttings from the Brisbane Telegraph relating toreports of Japanese atrocities in POW camps, Sep 1945, and the Anzac Day parade, Brisbane, Australia, Apr 1949; six photographs including artillery exercise and group of Australian officers [1915]; 27 Australian Infantry Bde on parade, Bathurst, Australia, May 1941; Anzac Day parades, Brisbane, Australia, 1936 and 1949.

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2 files

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Biographical history

Born 1930; enlisted, Royal Corps of Signals, 1949; commissioned into the Royal Corps of Signals, 1951; served in the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR), Germany; Lt, 1953; temporary Capt, 1956-1957; Adjutant, Singapore District Signal Regt [1957]; Capt, 1957; on British Liaison Staff, Australia; Maj, 1964; graduated from the Technical Staff Course, Royal Military College ofScience, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, 1965; Sqn commander, 22 Signals Regt, 1966; commanded winter warfare training exercise WHITETHRUST, Norway, 1966; Lt Col, 1971; General Staff Officer 1 (Signals), SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe), 1971; died 1972.

Custodial history

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1999.

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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Compiled Nov 1999

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


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