Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
| Birth Date: ||26-07-1868|
Golden Wedding article in the Williamstown Chronicle, 11 February 1944.
On the Victorian Contingent for China nominal roll.
Mr. N. Morrison.
Resident at 25 Bolton St. Spotswood Mr. Neil Morrison passed away on 15th November at 86 years of age.
He was a past naval officer and a member of the old Victorian R.A.N. China Contingent.
WILLAMSTOWN CHRONICLE Friday 30 November 1951 Page 5
Profile in The Australian Illustrated Enclclopaedia of The Boxer Uprising 1899-1901, Justin Corfield, Slouch Hat Publications, McCrae Australia, 2001.
* 1853 is given as the commencement date for the Victorian Navy as this is the year that Commander Lockyer (RN) went to Britain to superintend the building of HMCS Victoria.
Although the Victorian Navy ended in 1901 the career of Cerbeus etc continued. In 1910 the new ships started arriving & manning levels increased.
Information & photographs of men who served in the Victorian Naval Forces is eagerly sought. Please contact the webmaster.
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