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Humphrey Alan W. Morrice (1906-1959), CMG, was educated at Wellington College, and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He was on military service during 1940 to 1944, serving with the Royal Engineers and Sudan Defence Force.
In 1934 Morrice joined the Sudan government service where he later held the posts of Assistant Director of Irrigation (1951), Irrigation Advisor and Director of Irrigation (1953), and Adviser on Drainage and Irrigation to the Colonial Office (1958).
Diaries relating to Morrice's service in the Sudan Irrigation Department (1936-1939, 1950-1954), and in the Royal Engineers and Sudan Defence Force (1940-1944), with trek notes, Sudan (1946-1948), and diaries of trips to India, USA, Africa, etc. (1950-1959).
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Listed as no. 1059 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Morrice | Humphrey Alan W | 1906-1959 | civil servant in Sudan
World War, 1939-1945 | Sudan | Personal narratives, British
Sudan | Description and travel
India | Description and travel
United States | Description and travel
Africa | Description and travel