Christopher Mark Morrice Man (1914 – 1989)

Christopher Mark Morrice Man

Major-General Christopher Man © National Portrait Gallery, London

Christopher Mark Morrice Man was born on 20 April 1914 in Lydden, Kent, the third son of Morrice and Dora (Lucas) Man.

He married Georgina (Topsy) Marr on 2 October 1941.

Christopher Man Engagemen Oct 12 1940

The Times 12 October 1940




Christopher died on 25 October 1989 at Blair Athol, Scotland.

Topsy was born on 18 January 1913 in Edinburgh, Scotland and died on 29 September 1990 at Blair Athol, Scotland.

Christopher was educated at Eastbourne College and Emmanuel College, Cambridge; Lt, Middlesex Regt, 1936; served with 1 Bn, Middlesex Regt, 1937-1945; commanded Army Air Transport Training and Development Centre, 1953-1955; General Staff Officer Grade 1, War Office, 1955-1957; commanded Infantry Junior Leaders’ Bn, 1957-1959; commanded 125 Infantry Bde (Territorial Army), 1959-1962; Head of Commonwealth Liaison Mission, UN Command, Korea and British Military Attaché, Seoul, 1962-1964; General Officer Commanding, 49 Infantry Div, Territorial Army and North Midland District, 1964-1967; Col, Middlesex Regt, 1965-1966; President, Regular Army Commission, 1967-1969; Deputy Col, Queen’s Regt, 1967-1969, and Honorary Col, 1970-1971.

Christopher Man Memorial  January 13 1990

The Times 13 January 1990