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Robert Cochrane Morris

In memory of:

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Cochrane Morris

March 25, 1917

Military Service


Age:

48

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Garrison Artillery

Division:

80th Group,

Additional Information


Son of the Hon. Alexander Morris, of Toronto, Ontario; husband of Emily C. Morris. Entered the British Army in 1890. Trained and took out No. 17 Siege Bty. to Gallipoli in 1915.

Commemorated on Page 579 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY
Nievre, France

Grave Reference:

III. M. 15.

Location:

Maroeuil is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres north-west of Arras, between the roads to Houdain and Aubigny. The MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY lies at the end of a track running north from the road to Bray and Ecoivres (C.1).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • War Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

218 Lt Col Robert Cochrane Morris (RMC 1885) was the son of the Hon. Alexander Morris, of Toronto, Ontario. He was the husband of Emily C. Morris. He entered the British Army in 1890. Trained and took out No. 17 Siege Bty. to Gallipoli in 1915. He served with the Royal Garrison Artillery, 80th Group. He died on 25 Mar 1917. He was buried in the Montreil British Cemetery in Nievre, France.
  • Stained Glass Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

218 Lt Col Robert Cochrane Morris (RMC 1885) was the son of the Hon. Alexander Morris, of Toronto, Ontario. He was the husband of Emily C. Morris. He entered the British Army in 1890. Trained and took out No. 17 Siege Bty. to Gallipoli in 1915. He served with the Royal Garrison Artillery, 80th Group. He died on 25 Mar 1917. He was buried in the Montreil British Cemetery in Nievre, France.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

218 Lt Col Robert Cochrane Morris (RMC 1885) was the son of the Hon. Alexander Morris, of Toronto, Ontario. He was the husband of Emily C. Morris. He entered the British Army in 1890. Trained and took out No. 17 Siege Bty. to Gallipoli in 1915. He served with the Royal Garrison Artillery, 80th Group. He died on 25 Mar 1917. He was buried in the Montreil British Cemetery in Nievre, France.
  • Grave marker– 218 Lt Col Robert Cochrane Morris  (RMC 1885) was the son of the Hon. Alexander Morris, of Toronto, Ontario. He was the husband of Emily C. Morris. He entered the British Army in 1890. Trained and took out No. 17 Siege Bty. to Gallipoli in 1915. He served with the Royal Garrison Artillery, 80th Group. He died of accidental injuries on 25 Mar 1917. He was buried in the Montreil British Cemetery in Nievre, France.
  • Memorial– Memorial stairwell, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial– Memorial Arch, Royal Military College of Canada

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