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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.
Photocopied pages of diary, 1943, of Morris's journey on the vessel Gripsholm from Rio de Janeiro to Canada, and his release from internment by the Japanese; with letter from Canadian Charge d'Affaires regarding procedures at the end of the voyage.
The papers were originally donated to the Oxford Development Records Project in 1983, found in correspondence and accessioned on 13th December 1999.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
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Morris | Richard P. | fl 1943 | Lieut.-Colonel
Pacific Area | Description and travel
World War, 1939-1945 | Prioners and prisons, Japanese | Personal narratives