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Morris, Basil Moorhouse (1888-1975)

Morris commanded the Australian 8 Military District when war broke out in the Pacific. He spent most of the war in administrative positions in New Guinea.

Service record

1888-12-19      
  Born
1926

Commander, 2 Coastal Artillery Brigade
1931

2 Cavalry Division
1935

4 Military District
1937-8-1
Colonel      
Director, Supplies and Transport
1939-12-13

Commander, Australian Overseas Base Area
1940

Military Liaison Officer, India
1941-5-19

Commander, 8 Military District
1941

Commander, 6 Division
Commander, Papua New Guinea Military District
1942-4-15
Major general     
Commander, New Guinea Force
1942-8-1

Commander, New Guinea Lines of Communication Area
1942

Commander, Australian New Guinea Administration Unit
1975-4-5

Dies

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2014-12-19)



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