Major General Alan Lindsay "Alby" Morrison

Service number 2508
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 15 August 1927
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 09 May 2008
Final Rank Major General
Service Australian Army
Units
  • 28th British Commonwealth Infantry Brigade
  • 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Place Sydney
Conflicts/Operations
  • Korea, 1950-1953
  • Vietnam, 1962-1975
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1970-05-22
Published in London Gazette in 1953-11-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1970-04-02
Description

Alan Lindsay Morrison was born on 15 August 1927 in Sydney, New South Wales. 2508 Major General Morrison served with the Royal Australian Infantry Corps of the Australian Army. He visited Vietnam from 26 October 1966 to 10 November 1966, and again from 13 May 1968 to 28 May 1968. He served in the 9th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment from 12 Nov 1968 to 03 Dec 1969. He again visited Vietnam twice from 7 January to 14 January 1970 and 23 November to 29 November 1970. Morrison was awarded the Companion of the Distinguished Service Order in 1970 and an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1980.

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Date of birth 15 August 1927
Date of award or prize 22 May 1970 Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (Imperial)
Date of award or prize 09 June 1980 Officer of the Order of Australia
Date of death 09 May 2008