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Reginald Herbert (Reggie) Morrison (1865–1941)

The death occurred in a private hospital yesterday of Dr. Reginald Herbert Morrison, of Walsh st., South Yarra, who was son of the late Dr. George Morrison, founder of Geelong College.

He had a distinguished academic career, and held a number of athletic records. He played League football for Geelong, and when he went to Edinburgh University in 1888 was "capped" for Scotland against England.

Dr. Morrison's uncle, the late Dr. Alec Morrison, was founder and principal of Scotch College, Melbourne. His brother, Dr. George Ernest Morrison, famed as "Chinese" Morrison, was adviser to the Chinese Government, and was Peking correspondent of the London Times.

Dr. Morrison leaves a widow and three sons. One is a captain in the A.I.F., another a major serving with the British Army in India, and the third, who served in the last war, is in the Sudan. Arrangements for the funeral, which will be private, are by A. A. Sleight Pty. Ltd.

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'Morrison, Reginald Herbert (Reggie) (1865–1941)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 July 2024.

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Victoria, Australia


1 May, 1941 (aged ~ 76)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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